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I'm a Monkey's Uncle (1948)

 |  Short, Comedy  |  7 October 1948 (USA)
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Set in the stone age, the stooges are cavemen who must have various misadventures hunting, gathering, and otherwise coping with prehistoric life. When some other cavemen threaten to take ... See full summary »

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Virginia Hunter ...
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Nancy Saunders ...
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Set in the stone age, the stooges are cavemen who must have various misadventures hunting, gathering, and otherwise coping with prehistoric life. When some other cavemen threaten to take their women ("Aggie", "Maggie", and "Baggy"), the boys fight them off with a catapulting tree branch that shoots rocks and eggs. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Production number: 4091. See more »

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While the stooges are fighting the other cavemen, they launch the first mud ball. It hits a caveman (Cy Schindell) in the face. As he raises his left hand to wipe his face, you can clearly see his wedding ring. See more »

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Moe: [pulling Larry's hair out in his sleep] She loves me. She loves me not. She loves me....
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Edited into Stone Age Romeos (1955) See more »

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A rusty short

I don't really like this short for one reason, Moe acts like Curly. Now I know Curly's wasn't a stooge anymore but to me its kinda weird seeing Moe act like Curly and getting scenes Curly would have. EX. Moe trying to kill the duck and getting angry then almost crying, and when putting butter in his hair and singing. I just think when Shemp came along that Moe got much dumber and having scenes that Curly would have.


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