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Spooks! (1953)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  15 June 1953 (USA)
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The stooges are private detectives hired to find a missing girl. The boys disguise as pie salesmen and end up wandering around a mad scientist's mansion, trying to find the girl. The boys ... See full summary »

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The stooges are private detectives hired to find a missing girl. The boys disguise as pie salesmen and end up wandering around a mad scientist's mansion, trying to find the girl. The boys confront a gorilla and various other bad guys, before rescuing the girl. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Cuckoo Detectives  »

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Production number: 4210. See more »

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When Norma Randall is first tied up on the operating table, her gag goes between her teeth. But in all subsequent shots, her gag is over her mouth and not between her teeth! See more »

Quotes

Shemp Howard: Oh, a Be-bopper! Dig that crazy bopper name, eeb eeb eeb... Cool man, real George! Give me some skin! Give me some skin!
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Spooks!
8 March 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

On a local Television station I saw this funny Three Stooges in true 3D! There was another one in 3D called Pardon My Backfire! Spooks! was really already in 3D like when Moe would do his stuff like kicking Shemp or when one of the bad guys did something it would come right into the screen! What I mean by true 3D is that it had the color like the famous colors! It was a cool experience!

Spooks! is a good one! Philip Van Zandt and Tom Kennedy played their parts very good! The gorilla is funny! It has a very spook nature like some of the other Three Stooges shorts which like them, Spooks! is great to watch around Halloween time! Like the other 3D short, this too has the different introduction with the stooges doing it live instead of the usual intro! With the 3D experience or without it Spooks! is a very funny Three Stooges to short watch!


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