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Three Hams on Rye (1950)

Approved | | Comedy, Short | 7 September 1950 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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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 <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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THE STOOGES' SLAP-HAPPIEST LINE-UP OF GAGS AND GALS! (original poster-all caps)

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7 September 1950 (USA)  »

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How Hammy Was My Hamlet  »

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Trivia

The newspaper shown at the beginning contains excerpts from the Dec 14, 1938 issue of The New York Times. See more »

Goofs

When B.K. Doaks (Emil Sitka) is sitting against a packing crate after being knocked senseless, his eyes close just as Larry throws water in his face to wake him. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Remind me to kill you later.
Shemp: I'll make a note of it!
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Written and performed by Larry Fine, Moe Howard and Shemp Howard
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Good Three Stooges short!
16 February 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!

One of the most different Three Stooges shorts is Three Hams on Rye. In this short are the beautiful Christine McIntyre, Nanette Bordeaux, Emil Sitka, Mildred Olsen, and Blackie Whiteford. The acting by these actors are good especially by McIntyre and Sitka. There are many funny scenes here that I think most Three Stooges fans will love! In My opinion this one of the most different Three Stooges shorts. I strongly recommend this one!


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