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Hula-La-La (1951)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Short | 1 November 1951 (USA)
The stooges are dance instructors sent by a movie company to a tropical island to teach the natives how to dance so they can appear in a movie. The boys run into trouble with the local ... See full summary »

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The stooges are dance instructors sent by a movie company to a tropical island to teach the natives how to dance so they can appear in a movie. The boys run into trouble with the local witch doctor who wants to add their heads to his collection. The stooges defeat the witch doctor with hand grenades they swipe from a multi-armed idol, and get on with the dancing lessons. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Short

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1 November 1951 (USA)  »

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| (RCA Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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This was the only Stooge short directed by producer Hugh McCollum. See more »

Quotes

Luana: The witchdoctor is a bad man.
Shemp: You can say that again.
Luana: The witchdoctor is a bad man.
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Lu-Lu
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Composed by Ross DiMaggio and Nico Grigor
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One of the "top" Shemp films w/ several hilarious scenes!
1 September 1999 | by (Buffalo, NY USA) – See all my reviews

This particular Shemp film is one of my favorites. One of the funniest scenes is when Shemp is hiding under a bed and trying to keep quiet while a baby alligator crawls up his leg. The timing is great throughout and the old stooge chemistry is there. At a point when the Stooges quality had begun to fade, this episode captures the old magic. Check it out!


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