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Writers:
Felix Adler (story)
Felix Adler (screenplay)
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Release Date:
4 May 1950 (USA) See more »
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The stooges reminisce about the girls they met overseas while in the military. As they wait for the girls' ship to arrive... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Christine McIntyre ... Katrina
Yvette Reynard ... Fifi
Marie Monteil ... Maria
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johnny Kascier ... Café Customer (uncredited)
Al Thompson ... Napping Diner (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jules White 
 
Writing credits
Felix Adler (story)

Felix Adler (screenplay)

Produced by
Jules White .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Rex Wimpy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Edwin H. Bryant  (as Edwin Bryant)
 
Art Direction by
Charles Clague 
 
Editorial Department
Jeffrey Alan Jones .... colorist (2009 DVD) (as Jeffrey A. Jones)
 
Music Department
Lyle 'Spud' Murphy .... musical arrangement (uncredited)
 
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USA:16 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

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Production number 4129.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Larry is looking up to see if the horseshoe is going to fall again; during the close-up of the horse shoe over the door he's standing in, is closed.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remade as Fifi Blows Her Top (1958)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
This is NOT the 'Love At First Bite' You May be Thinking Of, 21 May 2010
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

Random thoughts about this Three Stooges short.....

"Love At First Bite" was the name of a very funny and popular Dracula spoof feature-length film put out in 1979 and starring Richard Benjamin and George Hamilton IV. The title here refers to Larry recalling how he met his bride-to-be at a restaurant in Italy......Meanwhile, Christine McIntyre with the pigtails and German accent (Vienna) reminded me a little of Teri Garr in "Young Frankenstein," except not quite as revealing.

The boys are all pumped up because they are going to get married shortly, a familiar tune in the Three Stooges shorts over the years. In fact, it's their wedding day and they are sprucing up the house. The fiancés are coming over later on a boat. (Don't ask; I didn't write this script.) The comedy skits include gum in Moe's ear and then his nose and then all over him; a horseshoe falling and hitting Larry in head and then bouncing back up to the spot on the wall above the door where it hung. Actually, the horseshoe bit is played three different times.

I didn't think it was that humorous to hear Moe make the noises that Curly used to make - it just doesn't fit. I did laugh at Shemp's line, just has he about to be dynamited. "Will it hurt?," he asks just prior to being blown up.

I thought the most clever bits in this film were (1) Larry trying to eat spaghetti, with a strong fan going nearby and (2) the ending with poor Shemp rocking back and forth in a semi-circle of cement, but giving more than he was taking.

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