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Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961)

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An ice-skating Snow White finds refuge from the Wicked Queen with the Three Stooges.

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Carol Heiss ...
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Prince Charming / Quatro
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Queen / Witch
Joe DeRita ...
Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)
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Larry (as The Three Stooges)
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Moe (as The Three Stooges)
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Count Oga
Michael David ...
Rolf
Buddy Baer ...
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Based on the classic fairy tale, Larry, Moe, and Curly Joe (the Three Stooges) substitute for the Seven Dwarfs while the princess Snow White (Olympic figure skating champion Carol Heiss) is forced to flee from her jealous stepmother, the queen (Patricia Medina), who takes drastic steps to insure that Snow White never gains the throne. Written by phillindholm

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What sheer enchantment and delight for everyone -- everywhere! See more »


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29 December 1961 (Finland)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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This was the most expensive The Three Stooges movie ever made. See more »

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As two of the men are carrying the unconscious body of Prince Charming out of the castle, the Prince's hand is shown holding onto the shoulder of one of the men to keep from slipping. See more »

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Queen: [to Count Oga] You needn't make it sound as if I enjoy annihilating children. I only do it when it's... unavoidable.
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Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

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Once in a Million Years
Music and Lyrics by Earl K. Brent
Performed by Carol Heiss, Chuck Lacy and Lisa Mitchell
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A nice movie for children during the holiday season.
11 May 2009 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

This movie has been slammed by disappointed fans of the 3 Stooges for good reason! However, with all things considered, this movie set out what it was meant to do. It put Carol Heiss in the limelight, focusing more on her incredible skills as a champion ice skater and a little less on her not-so-incredible skills as an actress.

This movie was standard matinée material in 1962. It was meant to be shown in movie theaters full of children.

Considering that the movie was made in a time when the PTA was a very powerful force to reckon with, the 3 Stooges wisely limited their slapstick routine, though not entirely. Moe is still the boss. Larry and Curly-Joe still get in the way. There was still some fun slapstick and some pie-in-the-face comic mayhem, though there are no poking in the eyes.

In an early scene, the 3 Stooges are trying to sell their product, called "Yuk". An old spectator in the crowd, heckles the Stooges, calling them "frauds". Was that old spectator played by Lou Archer? (Lou Archer played "Good Time Charlie" in the 1935 Stooge short, UNCIVAL WARRIORS.)

The movie showed promise in the beginning. An introduction with the story book, its pages turning with the Stooges showing up in the wrong time, much to the irritation of the narrator, leads the viewer to believe that this is the makings of a "fractured fairy tale". Sad to say, this was not the case.

This is not a 3 Stooges movie to be shown at any Stooge Filmfest. In spite of all this, I must give this movie a High Six after all, this film was intended to entertain a younger audience, which it did!

The movie trailer for this movie (an added feature on the DVD) accurately described the movie with promises of lots of ice skating, swashbuckling sword fights, love & romance, and (of course) the 3 Stooges.


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