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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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The Black Prince (as Phil Van Zandt)
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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

Moe: One for all.
Shemp: And every man for himself.
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Connections

Referenced in SCTV Network: Southside Fracas (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

The Old Folks At Home
(uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
background music played during the Stooges' dance-in-armor
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Lots of fun.
25 October 2001 | by (northridge, ca) – See all my reviews

This short is a different version of many of the episodes that feature Christine McIntyre; she is being forced to marry a man she hates while the man she loves is locked up in prison, and the Stooges come to her rescue. This episode contains the usually high laugh count of the Stooges with outstanding laughs in the scene in which they attempt to break out of prison. But the real classic scene here is one of the best scenes of all Stooge shorts. It is when Shemp thinks he is talking to McIntyre (covered up in bed) but is really talking to Vernon Dent, the man who plays her father. In one of the most hilarious things I've ever seen Shemp do, he makes a couple of jokes to "McIntyre" about her father and, while hysterically laughing, gives her a punch-line punch, as if she is one of the guys. Hilarious.


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