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Squareheads of the Round Table (1948)

Set in Arthurian times, the stooges decide to help their friend Cedric the Blacksmith win the hand of the fair princess Elaine. At night the group sneaks into the castle to serenade Elaine,... See full summary »

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Cedric the Blacksmith (as Jacques O'Mahoney)
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Set in Arthurian times, the stooges decide to help their friend Cedric the Blacksmith win the hand of the fair princess Elaine. At night the group sneaks into the castle to serenade Elaine, but pick the wrong window and are caught by the King. Tossed in the dungeon, the boys escape with Cedric's help and manage to foil the plans of the Black Prince who was plotting against the King. All turns out well when the grateful King allows Cedric to marry Elaine. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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4 March 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los Cabezudos de la Mesa Redonda  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Columbia production number 4082. See more »

Goofs

Immediately after Larry's squirting glasses gag, Moe's shirt which should be soaked is perfectly dry. See more »

Quotes

Shemp: Wait a minute! Wait a minute! How do I know the dame won't scream her head off when she sees me?
Moe: I wouldn't blame her.
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Connections

Remade as Knutzy Knights (1954) See more »

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Three Blind Mice
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Traditional
Arranged by Leigh Harline
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Stooges sing "Oh, Elaine"
30 August 2003 | by (St. Thomas, USVI) – See all my reviews

One of the Stooges' very best shorts. Their roles as troubadours affords them ample opportunity to show off their singing and dancing talents. They serenade Princess Elaine on Cedric the Blacksmith's behalf with their immortal rendition of "Oh Elaine," sung to the tune of the Sextet from Lucia. Later on they do some soft-shoe in knights' armor while "Swannee River" plays on a medieval radio. In the beginning of the short, they receive a classic triple-slap in the face for singing "Oh...we...stuck our little tootsies in the water... ." There are plenty of gags, right up to the end when Shemp gets a face full of mashed fruit, "Well, fruit salad, what do you know?" Great performances from all three!


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