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The stooges are tricked into becoming stowaways by their neighbor "Borscht", a spy for an enemy country. Stranded on a freighter on the high seas, they discover that their friend has concealed some stolen microfilm in watermelons they brought aboard for him. After a wild chase, they subdue Borscht and recover the microfilm. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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3 November 1949 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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Production number 4137. See more »

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The long shot of the ship is reversed, making the lettering on the name read backwards. See more »

Quotes

Larry: We're known as the fish market duet.
Moe: The fish market duet?
Shemp: Yeah, we sing for the halibut.
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Remade as Commotion on the Ocean (1956) See more »

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Good Stooges short! Gene Roth is excellent in this one!
15 June 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is one of My favorite Three Stooges shorts! Gene Roth is excellent in it! The scenes with the Stooges especially with Shemp are really funny! The scene where Roth is chasing Shemp is hilarious! There is another Three Stooges short with alternate scenes called Commotion on the Ocean. This is really an underrated Stooges short!


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