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Sing a Song of Six Pants (1947)

The stooges are tailors, and are heavily in debt to the Skin & Flint finance company. When the boys read about the big reward for a fugitive robber, they think it could be the answer to ... See full summary »

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Shemp (as Shemp)
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Moe (as Moe)
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Flossie, Hargan's Girlfriend
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Terry 'Slipperyfinger' Hargan (as Harold Brauer)
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Detective Sharp
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The stooges are tailors, and are heavily in debt to the Skin & Flint finance company. When the boys read about the big reward for a fugitive robber, they think it could be the answer to their problems. The bank robber conveniently ducks into their shop and leaves a suit with a safe combination. After his girl friend fails to retrieve it, the robber returns with gang and a wild fight ensues. The boys miss out on the reward but wind up with the crook's bankroll and can pay their creditors. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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30 October 1947 (USA)  »

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Where the Vest Begins  »

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Trivia

One of four shorts from The Three Stooges to fall into the public domain after their copyright was accidentally not renewed in the 1960s. The other three are Disorder in the Court (1936), Brideless Groom (1947) and Malice in the Palace (1949). That is why these four shorts are always featured on low-priced Stooges videos and DVDs and are never featured on any legit Stooges compilations. See more »

Goofs

When Shemp is hung onto the rotating suit hanger, as he punches and kicks the bad guys the sound is accelerated indicating the shot was filmed at a slow action speed, and later projected in fast motion. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Larry: That is the toughest spot I ever tackled!
[Larry tries getting the spot out, to no avail]
Larry: Shemp, give me a hand here!
Shemp: I can't now. I gotta finish my pants!
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Edited into The Three Stooges in Color (2005) See more »

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Three Blind Mice
(uncredited)
Written by Thomas Ravenscroft
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Great one with Shemp!
1 July 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

One of My favorite Stooges shorts with Shemp is none other than Sing a Song of Six Pants! All appearing in this short are the great Vernon Dent, the excellent Tiny Brauer, the beautiful Virginia Hunter, Phil Arnold, the hilarious Cy Schindell, Jules White, Bing Connolly, Dee Green, and Johnny Kascier. Dent, Brauer, Hunter, and Schindell are great here! There are so many funny parts here. This is a very hilarious short. There is another similar Three Stooges short like this one called Rip, Sew, and Stitch and I recommend both!


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