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Bedlam in Paradise (1955)

Shemp dies but cannot get into heaven until he reforms Moe and Larry. He returns to earth as an invisible spirit and sets out to prevent the other two stooges, who are in league with the ... See full summary »

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Shemp (as Shemp)
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Larry (as Larry)
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Moe / Uncle Mortimer / Heavenly Train announcer (voice) (as Moe)
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I. Fleecem
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The Devil aka Mr. Heller
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Helen Blazes
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Shemp dies but cannot get into heaven until he reforms Moe and Larry. He returns to earth as an invisible spirit and sets out to prevent the other two stooges, who are in league with the devil, from selling a phony invention (a fountain pen that writes under whip cream) to a rich couple. Shemp sabotages Moe and Larry's plans and makes it through the pearly gates. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Blue sky buffoonery all the way!!!

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14 April 1955 (USA)  »

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Gruesome Threesome  »

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This short contains a heavy amount of stock footage from "Heavenly Daze". See more »

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When Shemp wonders what he did to be barred from heaven, Uncle Mortimer replies, "I wouldn't know having died before you were born." Upon awakening from this dream, Shemp addresses a letter to "Dear Uncle Mortimer." See more »

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Edited from Heavenly Daze (1948) See more »

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Good one!
29 June 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

One of My favorite Stooges shorts with Shemp is none other than Bedlam in Paradise! All appearing in this short are Philip Van Zandt, Vernon Dent, Sylvia Lewis, Symona Boniface, Judy Malcolm, Sam McDaniel, Marti Shelton, and Victor Travers. Van Zandt has a great performance and so does lewis. There are so many funny parts here. This is a very hilarious short. There is another similar Three Stooges short like this one called Heavenly Daze and I recommend both!


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