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Fuelin' Around (1949)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  7 July 1949 (USA)
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The stooges are carpet layers working in the home of a scientist, Professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the... See full summary »

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Moe (as Moe)
Christine McIntyre ...
Hazel Sneed
Emil Sitka ...
Prof. Sneed
Vernon Dent ...
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Philip Van Zandt ...
Capt. Rork
Hans Schumm ...
Col. Cluttz (as Andre Pola)
Jock Mahoney ...
Guard (as Jacques O'Mahoney)
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The stooges are carpet layers working in the home of a scientist, Professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the trio and take them to the country of Anemia where they are ordered to produce the rocket fuel or be executed. The boys come up with a concoction they try to pass of as the real stuff, but are exposed when the real professor and his daughter are also kidnapped. The stooges help them escape, using their secret formula to fuel a jeep. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The Stooges' newest experiment in screwball comedy! (Title lobby card). See more »

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Trivia

Actor Emil Sitka was 3 years younger than Christine McIntyre, who played his daughter. See more »

Goofs

Larry is holding the jug of bogus rocket fuel when he falls through the laboratory floor. In the next shot, he falls into the jail cell below, but he is not holding the jug. See more »

Quotes

Moe: You know, he's the most intelligent imbecile I ever saw.
Shemp: Hey! How about me?
Moe: Oh you're much smarter. You're just an imbecile.
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Remade as Hot Stuff (1956) See more »

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Great one!
15 August 2005 | 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 with Shemp! All Appearing in this short are Jock Mahoney, Emil Sitka, Vernon Dent, Christine McIntyre, Philip Van Zandt, Tiny Brauer, and Andre Pola! This one is so hilarious! Shemp has a great performance here and in My opinion its one of his best. There is a similar one like this called Hot Stuff and I strongly recommend both of these Three Stooges shorts!


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