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Release Date:
6 December 1951 (USA) See more »
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The stooges are pest exterminators who drum up business by planting vermin in a ritzy mansion where a party is going on... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Second best of the Curly to Shemp remakes. See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Margie Liszt ... Mrs. Castor
Nanette Bordeaux ... Fifi
Vernon Dent ... Mr. Philander
Emil Sitka ... Meadows
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Ainslee ... Party Guest (archive footage) (uncredited)
Symona Boniface ... Mrs. Smythe-Smythe (archive footage) (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Mary Forbes ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Eddie Laughton ... Lion Hunter (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold ... Party Guest (archive footage) (uncredited)
Judy Malcolm ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Al Thompson ... Party Guest (archive footage) (uncredited)
Victor Travers ... Sleeping Party Guest (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jules White 
 
Writing credits
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Felix Adler 

Produced by
Jules White .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Fayte M. Browne  (as Fayte Browne)
 
Film Editing by
Edwin H. Bryant  (as Edwin Bryant)
 
Art Direction by
Charles Clague 
 
Other crew
Hurley Breen .... stand-in: Shemp Howard (uncredited)
Charlie Cross .... stand-in: Larry Fine (uncredited)
Johnny Kascier .... stand-in: Moe Howard (uncredited)
 

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

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Production number 4163.See more »
Quotes:
Moe:[annoyed] Why don't you watch what you're doing?
Shemp:Why don't you do what you're watching?
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Edited from Half-Wits Holiday (1947)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Second best of the Curly to Shemp remakes., 4 October 2001
Author: crusefamily

THE PEST MAN WINS is one of my top ten Three Stooges films. It's a tough decision between which pie fighting film I like best between PEST MAN WINS or IN THE SWEET PIE & PIE. This short is a remake of the Curly classic ANTS IN THE PANTRY. But Jules White added a great pie fight, which was missing from the original.

Most of the pie footage is really stock footage of HALF-WITS HOLIDAY and IN THE SWEET PIE & PIE. This is a great short and I recommend it to all stooge fans.

**** out of 4 stars.

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