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Pardon My Backfire (1953)

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

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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)  »

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De tre træmænd som mekanikere  »

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Trivia

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

Goofs

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

Quotes

Shemp: [about a customer's car] You know, I think they hit something.
Moe: Listen, every time you think, you weaken the nation.
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Crazy Credits

The Stooges are listed as Moe, Larry, and Shemp. The only short with Shemp in it that shows them in that order on the opening card. See more »

Soundtracks

Oh! Susanna
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Written by Stephen Foster
Phonograph record played by Larry
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For Stooge heads only
25 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

You must see it in 3D - what the Stooges throw at each other also comes at you. Otherwise the usual Stooge stuff except for the three girlfriends, who get little screen time.


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