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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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Fun for the Money  »

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

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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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11 September 2006 | by (hamiton) – See all my reviews

Hold That Lion, at least the footage of Curly is from that short. Curly had passed away in 1952, and Shemp started having heart problems, so they started more and more in taking old Stooge Comedies and reusing them. That is taking large patches of an Older Shemp Comedy and then adding four or five minutes of new footage. That way it was less strain on an older Shemp, who could not longer do the physical part as well. I too love the Three, actually Six Stooges. I never don't mind Joe De Rita. There's another Curly Cameo from Mlaice in The Place that I saw in a theatre but was cut in TV Prints. Moe, Larry and Shemp rush into the kitchen, and are chased out by a very thin Curly with a handlebar mustache. I hope that they can find this footage.


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