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Sing a Song of Six Pants (1947)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  30 October 1947 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Terry 'Slipperyfinger' Hargan (as Harold Brauer)
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Detective Sharp
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Storyline

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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Production number 4088. 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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Rather predictable but fun
9 June 2007 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

While this short features Shemp and not Curly, it's still a lot of fun--though I always prefer Stooges shorts with Curly--he was THE third Stooge. However, Shemp does a pretty good job and the team was forced to either disband or keep going without Curly due to his ill health.

This short features the threesome as tailors. They owe money on their rent and unless they pay up ASAP, their business will be closed. But employing some comedy timing, just after getting this letter they overhear an announcement on the radio concerned a wanted safe cracker--and the reward will take care of all their expenses. So naturally the boys ultimately have a showdown with the tough guys and in the end, everything is exactly as you would predict....well, not quite, as the ending provides a cute little twist. While this is NOT a great short, it's agreeable enough and something non-Stooge fans can still enjoy.


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