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Release Date:
3 February 1949 (USA) See more »
The stooges are movers for an express company and on a rainy night are sent to move some junk, including a suit of armor... See more » | Add synopsis »
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One of their lesser efforts See more (6 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Phil Arnold ... Ghost of Peeping Tom (voice)
Nancy Saunders ... Lady Godiva (uncredited)
Jules White ... Red Skeleton / Chess-playing Skeleton (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Jules White 
Writing credits
Felix Adler (story & screenplay)

Produced by
Jules White .... producer
Cinematography by
M.A. Anderson 
Film Editing by
Edwin H. Bryant  (as Edwin Bryant)
Art Direction by
Charles Clague 
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16 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

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In order to make Moe Howard's hair stand on end when terrified by the ghosts, a high-powered air compressor was used.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: Visible strings (or wires) abound; the armor's visor, Larry's hat, the frog, and the skeleton.See more »
Ghost of Peeping Tom:That confounded shutter.
Shemp:I shutter to think of it.
Moe:Shutter up!
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Movie Connections:
Remade as Creeps (1956)See more »


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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
One of their lesser efforts, 2 April 2012
Author: frankfob from California

The Stooges are movers hired to clean out an old house and get mixed up with the ghosts of Peeping Tom and Lady Godiva. This is definitely one of the team's lesser--VERY lesser--efforts. Much of the "script" doesn't particularly make sense, and the comedy is lame and forced. The Stooges just seem to be going through the numbers, as if they've done this a thousand times before, which they pretty much had. The only saving grace occurs at the end when the "ghost" of Lady Godiva rides in on a white horse to take away the ghost of Peeping Tom, who had been trapped inside a suit of armor. Godiva is played by Columbia starlet Nancy Saunders, a tall, long-legged blonde in a skimpy, attention-getting outfit. She's a sight to see, but it's not really worth sitting through this tired, by-the-numbers "comedy" to see it. Skip it.

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