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Bubble Trouble (1953)

The stooges run a local drug store and are about to have their least taken away by Amos Flint, the mean old man who owns the place. When Flint kicks out his wife for being old, the stooges ... See full summary »

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The stooges run a local drug store and are about to have their least taken away by Amos Flint, the mean old man who owns the place. When Flint kicks out his wife for being old, the stooges try to help her by inventing a formula that makes old people young. Their concoction turns the wife into a beautiful young woman, and Flint offers the boys their store for free if they'll transform him as well. They agree, but he turns into a gorilla after he swallows the serum, and the boys overcome him. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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8 October 1953 (USA)  »

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Drugstore Dubs  »

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1.37 : 1
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Production number 4202. See more »

Goofs

Because the Stooges' reaction to Mr. Flint's transformation was reused footage from "All Gummed Up", they all look to the floor in awe. But in "Bubble Trouble", Amos isn't shrinking. They have no reason to look down. See more »

Quotes

Larry: [at the table eating marshmallow cake, which was inadvertently made with bubble gum, instead] What do you call this cake?
Serena Flint: Marshmallow Jumbo.
Larry: [whispering to Moe] Tastes more like Marshmallow Gumbo.
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Edited from All Gummed Up (1947) See more »

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not much too it
22 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

It's these type of remade dogs from the mid-50's that makes me wonder why Jules White even bothered. This short should have been titled "All Gummed Up part deux: The Director's cut" or something. But I guess this short could be worth something to those who haven't seen the original since it basically "borrows" nearly all the old footage, and Columbia has released this short on VHS & DVD (why, instead of a much better remake like 'Loose Loot' I have no idea)?!?

Grade: D-


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