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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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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 the Stooges are trying to figure out what the 'TH' logo on the inside pocket of the coat means, the position of Shemp's hair switches between shots from being untidy, to tucked behind his ears, and back again. See more »

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[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 Rip, Sew and Stitch (1953) See more »

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Three Blind Mice
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Written by Thomas Ravenscroft
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among the best three stooges shorts
18 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

If a you are stooges purist and only watch the films featuring Curly, make an exception in this case. ranks with "a plumbing we will go' as quintessential stooges. Larry, Moe and Shemp are the wonderful pip boys, tailors. Includes classic scenes where breakfast (pancakes) is cooked on an ironing press and a crooks head is pressed in the same device.


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