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Booty and the Beast (1953)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  5 March 1953 (USA)
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The stooges do a good turn and help a stranger open a safe in what they think is the man's house. Actually the man is a crook and the boys were unwitting accomplices to a robbery. Once they... See full summary »

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The stooges do a good turn and help a stranger open a safe in what they think is the man's house. Actually the man is a crook and the boys were unwitting accomplices to a robbery. Once they realize what's happened, the stooges go after the bad guy and who's left on the train to Los Vegas. The boys trap the villain and recover the booty. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Bellows! Boffos! And Belly-Laffs! (One-sheet poster).

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Comedy | Short

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Fun for the Money  »

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Train scenes are mostly stock footage from "Hold That Lion". See more »

Goofs

In the archive footage Larry wears a vest; he is not wearing one in the new footage (except in one shot). See more »

Quotes

Larry: Hey, how do you spell "garage"? With a G or a J?
Shemp: With a "G", you idiot. G-A-R-A-J.
Larry: Oh!
Moe: Fine speller you turned out to be. "G-A-R-A-J". Don't you know there's an "E" on the end of it?
Shemp: Hmm. You just made that up.
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Edited from Hold That Lion! (1947) See more »

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Excellent Three Stooges short with Shemp! Curly's appearance is classic! McDonald is great as well!
15 August 2005 | 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 one of My favorite Three Stooges shorts with Shemp! All Appearing in this short are Vernon Dent, Kenneth MacDonald, Heinie Conklin, Dudley Dickerson, Blackie Whiteford, and Curly Howard! This one is so hilarious! Shemp has a great performance here and in My opinion its one of his best. Culry has a great cameo! There is a similar one like this called Hold That Lion and I strongly recommend both of these Three Stooges shorts!


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