The stooges are stage hands who also have small parts in a big play. They quickly get on the bad side of the producer. First they fail to prevent a famous critic from sneaking into the audience. Then Shemp accidentally adds a pot holder into a cake they bake as a prop. During the play the stooges (as southern gentlemen) and the rest of the cast spit up feathers during what was supposed to be a serious scene. The critic thinks it's a hilarious satire and the boys are redeemed. Written by
Mitch Shapiro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
7 September 1950 (USA)
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Also Known As:
How Hammy Was My Hamlet
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(Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?
The newspaper shown at the beginning contains excerpts from the Dec 14, 1938 issue of The New York Times. See more
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Listen to me spout Shakespeare! A rose by any other name would smell...
And so do you!
Written and performed by Larry Fine
, Moe Howard
and Shemp Howard See more