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Husbands Beware (1956)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  5 January 1956 (USA)
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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... 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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Eat, Drink and Be Married  »

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This short uses considerable footage from the earlier short Brideless Groom (1947) 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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Remake of Meet Me at the Fountain (1904) See more »

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Good remake
17 August 2001 | by (San Ramon, CA) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good remake of "Brideless Groom", the new footage is excellent, but the problem is that most of it is in the first five minutes, and the new ending is only 20 seconds long. But the first five minutes of new footage is so good it could've been a good short all by itself.

Grade: B


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