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Hoofs and Goofs (1957)

Joe dreams that the stooge's sister Birdie has died and been reincarnated as a horse. The stooges take Birdie home but must conceal her from the snoopy landlord. They succeed, but more ... See full summary »

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Joe (as Joe)
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Moe / Birdie (as Moe)
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Mr. Dinklespiel
Harriette Tarler ...
Dinklespiel's Daughter / Birdie's voice as a horse
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Birdie (as Tony the Wonder Horse)
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Joe dreams that the stooge's sister Birdie has died and been reincarnated as a horse. The stooges take Birdie home but must conceal her from the snoopy landlord. They succeed, but more complications ensue when Birdie gives birth to a colt. Joe wakes up to suffer some abuse from the real Birdie (Moe in drag), when he tells her he dreamed she was a horse. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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31 January 1957 (USA)  »

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Galloping Bride  »

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Production number 4251. See more »

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When Birdie bites Joe on the arm, you can see the visible padding on his sleeve. See more »

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Followed by Horsing Around (1957) See more »

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Not one of the best, the stooges should've stopped before this film.
6 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

HOOFS AND GOOFS (1957) is, unfortunatly, not one of the greatest shorts ever. It only proves that Joe Besser would never qualify as a good stooge. Since Moe plays two parts in the short, they had to throw in the obvious double for him at the end. I think the stooges should have quit after they made COMMOTION ON THE OCEAN (1956) or have done a remake of MUMMY'S DUMMIES (1948). That was the only 40's Shemp film to not be remade. Overall, I wish this film wasn't made. The only really good Joe Besser short is FIFI BLOWS HER TOP (1958), which still isn't that good. I know they made a sequel to YOU NAZTY SPY! (1940) because it was popular, but why make HORSING AROUND (1957) a sequel of THIS?????????????


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