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Writers:
Felix Adler (story)
Felix Adler (screenplay)
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Release Date:
7 June 1951 (USA) See more »
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Shemp is a sick man, suffering from hallucinations. His worst vision is that his ugly nurse Nora is actually beautiful... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Babe London ... Nora
Emil Sitka ... Doctor Geseundheit
Vernon Dent ... Nora's Father
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pamela Britton ... Pretty Nora (uncredited)
Johnny Kascier ... Orderly (uncredited)
Royce Milne ... Little Betty May (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jules White 
 
Writing credits
Felix Adler (story)

Felix Adler (screenplay)

Produced by
Jules White .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Henry Freulich 
 
Film Editing by
Edwin H. Bryant  (as Edwin Bryant)
 
Art Direction by
Charles Clague 
 
Other crew
B. Edney .... stand-in: Shemp Howard (uncredited)
Johnny Kascier .... stand-in: Moe Howard (uncredited)
Joe Murphy .... stand-in: Larry Fine (uncredited)
 

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USA:16 min
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Production reel #4157.See more »
Quotes:
Larry:Wait a minute! I got a brainstorm!
Moe:Anything in his brain is a storm.
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Greatest short bar none, 19 November 2001

Even if you don't agree with the summary line, it's hard to argue the greatness of this 2 reeler. Shemp, suffering with hallucinations & delirium falls in love with Babe London(never has there been a more ironic name). The first reaction shot of Moe and Larry seeing Babe is a 4 star moment within itself. More hilarious mayhem ensues at home, Shemp can't swallow his pills then has an adventure with a piano playing session. The granddaddy of all comedy moments is the phone booth scene where the stooges get jammed in the phone booth with Vernon Dent. It's truely priceless. If you're sitting around waiting for AMC to get this short, don't bother. Run out to the video store and snap this baby up.

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