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Sweet and Hot (1958)

Nightclub performer Larry wants Joe and his sister Tiny to join the act. The only problem is that Tiny is afraid to sing in front of people. They take her to a psychiatrist (Moe) who cures ... See full summary »

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Joe / Uncle Joe (as Joe)
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Larry / Uncle Louis (as Larry)
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Dr. Hugo Gansamacher / Horace (as Moe)
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'Tiny' Landers
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Nightclub performer Larry wants Joe and his sister Tiny to join the act. The only problem is that Tiny is afraid to sing in front of people. They take her to a psychiatrist (Moe) who cures her, and the act is a success. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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4 September 1958 (USA)  »

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De tre træmænd debuterer  »

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1.85 : 1
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Joe Besser's least favorite of his Stooge films. See more »

Goofs

When Tiny pushes Larry into the trash can, his foot gets caught on the bottom of Muriel Landers' dress. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Hugo Gansamacher: I give him artificial respiration.
Larry: Artificial? For what you charge, you give him the real thing!
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Edited from Tricky Chicks (1957) See more »

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Basically, a pilot for "Tiny" Landers
17 June 2003 | by (US) – See all my reviews

"Sweet and Hot" is one of the last Stooge two-reelers shot at Columbia. As such, the production values are poor, and let's face it --this film is merely a pilot to showcase Muriel Landers.

I will defend this film, however, as NOT being the worst film in the Stooges canon. (That honor must surely go to the racist "The Yoke's on Me.") Muriel Landers has a modicum of talent; she later appeared on early episodes of "Laugh In" and previously appeared as the love interest (!) of Sammy Petrillo in "Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla."

I must also defend Joe and Larry. The talents of Joe Besser burst forth here. He tears paper and does a little dance. What's bad about that?

Okay, so some of my comments are tongue in cheek. "Sweet and Hot" is no classic, but it's not the worst Stooge film, either. Although it musk rank in the bottom 20. 4 out of 10.


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