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Hold That Lion! (1947)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  17 July 1947 (USA)
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The stooges are tricked out of their inheritance by Icabob Slipp, a crooked lawyer. The boys follow Slipp onto a passenger train and corner him, but not before they accidentally let a lion ... See full summary »

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The stooges are tricked out of their inheritance by Icabob Slipp, a crooked lawyer. The boys follow Slipp onto a passenger train and corner him, but not before they accidentally let a lion loose on the train. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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17 July 1947 (USA)  »

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The Lion and the Louse  »

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The only short of The Three Stooges to feature all three Howard brothers - Moe Howard, Curly Howard and Shemp Howard - together. However, they did appear in the 1930 Ted Healy Stooge movie, Soup to Nuts (1930). See more »

Goofs

Larry's stunt double can be seen when The 3 Stooges run from the Lion. See more »

Quotes

Pullman porter: [as lion claws his backside] Help! Help! I'm losin' mah mind!
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Edited into Booty and the Beast (1953) See more »

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Curly ,my Favorite Stooge
12 December 2005 | by (hamiton) – See all my reviews

Actually Curly did not pass away until January 18,1952. And he made another cameo as an Angry Chef in the 1949 Malice In The Palace,and after he married for the 4th time,and had his second daughter. He is funny in this Comedy,and its nice to see the Howards all together. Its a shame that he didn't take better care of himself. Shemp is excellent here,and is under rated. And Kenneth McDonald is so good here,as he was as the Judge on the Perry Mason shows. His granddaughter Andrea Server is a fine Singer. RIP Curly,you were Funny! And its nice to see Curly as he is quite good in what was clearly an improvised,off the cuff appearance. And Dudley Dickerson was a scream as always.


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