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Release Date:
6 September 1951 (USA) See more »
Meet The Three Stooges as up-and-coming... always leave-'em-laughing con-men in the wild and woolly west!
Set in the old west, the stooges are mistaken for lawmen and manage to capture a gang of crooks. The... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Don C. Harvey ... Red Morgan (as Don Harvey)
Marion Martin ... Gladys
Paul Campbell ... Clarence Cassidy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Slim Gaut ... Cowboy Patient (scenes deleted)
Ernie Adams ... Mr. Higgins (archive footage) (uncredited)
George Chesebro ... Pete (uncredited)
John Merton ... Shotgun (uncredited)
Emil Sitka ... Mort (uncredited)
Al Thompson ... Bartender (uncredited)
Victor Travers ... Newspaper Editor (archive footage) (uncredited)
Blackie Whiteford ... Al (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Bernds 
Writing credits
Edward Bernds (writer)

Produced by
Hugh McCollum .... producer
Original Music by
Mischa Bakaleinikoff 
Cinematography by
Allen G. Siegler  (as Allen Siegler)
Film Editing by
Edwin H. Bryant  (as Edwin Bryant)
Art Direction by
Charles Clague 

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Additional Details

USA:16 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

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Columbia production number 4161.See more »
Continuity: As Shemp begins his "little brother this high" routine, Moe is holding his arms up (because a gun is pointed at the Stooges). Then the camera cuts to a closer shot of the Stooges and Moe's arms are suddenly to his side. Then the camera cuts back to a farther shot, and Moe's arms are suddenly raised back up again.See more »
Shemp:All right, sister, get going or I'll knock your brains out.
Moe:Hey, is that a way to talk to a lady?
[Shemp politely removes his hat]
Shemp:All right, sister, get going or I'll knock your brains out.
Moe:That's better.
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There Are Laughs To Be Seen!, 13 August 2010
Author: Humphrey Fish from United States

Hysterical, Hysterical, Hysterical, Hysterical! This Three Stooges short film from the year of 1951 is totally hysterical! In fact, this short is even better than the original! Shemp is at his best here, well he is just about at his best in a lot of shorts that I have seen him in, well he is just so hysterical, and there is something else that he is, he's SHEMP! If you love the Three Stooges, then you are going to love this short! Would I recommend this to anyone? I would, because it is one of the funniest Three Stooges shorts that the trio ever put out! So is this also a great installment for the Three Stooges? I'll tell you now, it is a very great installment for the totally and completely hysterical Three Stooges!

You have to see this, because you are going to be laughing and laughing like crazy, I mean that you are going to be laughing so hard, that no sound is probably going to come out! I am not kidding you, this short really is totally and completely hysterical! So watch this, because you will be so glad that you did!

I am not alone by the way, my entire family loves this very hysterical Three Stooges short film!


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