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Three Dark Horses (1952)

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A campaign boss is looking for three delegates to the presidential convention, delegates that are too stupid to discover that his candidate, Hammond Egger, is a crook. Enter the stooges as ... See full summary »

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A campaign boss is looking for three delegates to the presidential convention, delegates that are too stupid to discover that his candidate, Hammond Egger, is a crook. Enter the stooges as janitors sent to clean the man's office. After some of their antics, the boy's suitability for the job is apparent and they're hired. The stooges go to the convention, but double cross their boss and vote for another candidate, Abel Lamb Stewer. When the boss and his muscle man come looking for revenge, the boys defeat them in a wild fight. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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A vote for them is a vote for mayhem - and mirth. (One-sheet poster). See more »

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16 October 1952 (USA)  »

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Although he never appears in the film, a photo of candidate Hammond Egger appears several times. The photo is of supporting actor Bud Jamison, who suddenly died in 1944. The photo was put in the short as a tribute to the late actor, whose talents were sorely missed during the post Curly Howard-era. See more »

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After Moe Howard says to Larry Fine "Get that squeegee and get busy, ya porcupine!", you can hear somebody off-camera coughing. See more »

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Moe: [yelling at Shemp] Don't be a chimp, you chump! Ya can't believe all that stuff... that's a campaign promise!
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Good Three Stooges short!
13 October 2004 | 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!

This is a hilarious Three Stooges short with Shemp! Kenneth MacDonald and Ben Welden are in this one with Shemp and are very good. There are many funny things here and if you are a Three Stooges fan then I recommend this one!


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