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Husbands Beware (1956)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Short | 5 January 1956 (USA)
To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of... See full summary »

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Prof. Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
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Larry (as Larry)
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Moe (as Moe)
Maxine Gates ...
Flora - Moe's Wife
Lu Leonard ...
Dora - Larry's Wife (as Lou Leonard)
Dee Green ...
Miss Fanny Dinkelmeyer (archive footage)
Christine McIntyre ...
Lulu Hopkins (archive footage)
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To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of time. When the rest of the prospective brides hear about the inheritance, they show up at the ceremony and a free for all ensues. Shemp marries his student before the deadline, and then finds out that there is no inheritance. Moe and Larry have tricked him into marriage as revenge for their marrying his shrewish sisters. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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slapstick | the three stooges | See All (2) »

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Wildest and wackiest battle of the sexes yet! (One-sheet poster).

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Comedy | Short

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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5 January 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eat, Drink and Be Married  »

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Production number: 4236. See more »

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Moe takes a can labeled "salad oil" from the cupboard; in an insert shot the label says "turpentine." See more »

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Edited from Brideless Groom (1947) See more »

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Better than the original.
15 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

HUSBANDS BEWARE is a remake of the Shemp classic BRIDELESS GROOM. The film's new cooking scene at the beginning of the film is great. The stooges are always funny when they cook. However after the first few minutes of cooking footage, we cut to original footage of BRIDELESS GROOM. One thing I noticed about these 1953 to 1956 remakes are that they do fit with the new story. They do an insert shot if the old story line doesn't match.

HUSBANDS BEWARE does have a new ending, but I won't give it away to those who want to be surprised.

**** out of 4 stars.


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