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Pardon My Backfire (1953)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  15 August 1953 (USA)
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It appears to be an early attempt at 3D with the closeups and effects used.

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Charles, Escaped Convict
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Algernon, Escaped Convict
Phil Arnold ...
Shiv, Escaped Convict
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The stooges are auto mechanics who need money so they can marry their girls. When some escaped convicts pull into their garage, the boys manage to capture them and use the reward money to marry their sweethearts. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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15 August 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De tre træmænd som mekanikere  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.85 : 1
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The second and last of the 3D Stooges shorts. See more »

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You can see the guide wire/fishing line on the bottle Shemp throws. See more »

Quotes

Escaped Convict: I'm going to kill you to death!
Larry: That's too permanent!
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Oh! Susanna
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Written by Stephen Foster
Phonograph record played by Larry
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Very Hysterical! Three Dimensions Means Three Times As Many Laughs!
8 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is this short hysterical to watch and laugh at! It totally is! Pardon My Backfire is another Three Stooges short film that promises laughs, and when I mean that it promises laughs, I mean that it promises laughs! This short is hysterical, and because it is in 3-D, that makes it especially great, because with three dimensions, that means that this short has got three times as many laughs as ever before! This short is probably one of the funniest Three Stooges short films of their later years, not to mention that I also think that it is one of the funniest Three Stooges short films of 1953!

And by the way, considering that I own this on DVD as part of The Three Stooges Collection, Volume Seven, I can simply put on my 3-D glasses and sit back and watch this whenever I want to do so. Well I am glad that I saw this, because this is indeed something hysterical! You might like it, I know that Movie Nutball did, he likes everything, no matter how bad it is. I like a lot of the Stooge shorts that I have seen, but not all of them.

If you are a fan of The Three Stooges and haven't seen this hysterical short film yet, then you are probably going to love this! So grab some popcorn, grab a seat, grab a pair of 3-D glasses, and watch this short, along with the other Three Stooges short film in 3-D, Spooks! Because indeed, this is hysterical, you are probably going to be laughing at it a lot!

10/10


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