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Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  29 December 1961 (Finland)
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An ice-skating Snow White finds refuge from the Wicked Queen with the Three Stooges.

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Complete credited cast:
Carol Heiss ...
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Prince Charming / Quatro
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Queen / Witch / Gypsy Matilda
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
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Buddy Baer ...
Hordred
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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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Rollicking Fun For Everyone! See more »


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29 December 1961 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Snow White and the Three Clowns  »

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This was the most expensive The Three Stooges movie ever made. See more »

Goofs

When the Stooges play music to Snow White, Curly Joe plays a concertina, an instrument that was not invented until 1844. See more »

Quotes

Snow White: [to the Stooges] I love you just as you are, all three of you.
Larry: Gee. Only our mother ever said that without laughing in our faces.
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Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

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I Said It Then, I Say It Now
Music and Lyrics by Harry Barris
Performed by Carol Heiss and Edson Stroll (dubbed by Bill Lee (uncredited))
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A Fairy Tale first; a 3 Stooges film a distant number 2
26 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It would seem that I agree with about half of the other reviewers of this film. It HAS been unfairly blasted by Stooges fans because the emphasis is on the fantasy and not on the slapstick humour of the much-beloved trio. Personally, although I enjoyed their antics as a child, I was never a fan of the Stooges and would never put them in the same class as Abbott and Costello, for example. Nevertheless, they prove in this film that they are not bad actors at all. The sets and opulent costumes boost this film considerably, as do the presence of the very dark, traditional elements of European folklore, and I think this movie would have been a GREAT fantasy film if there had been seven dwarfs in it! I would agree that Carol Heiss is not a very good actress, but the character of Snow White does not call for the use of great thespian skills. I think that Patricia Medina makes this movie: she is gorgeous and exudes delicious villainy as the Queen/Witch. She was the major draw for me when I watched this film as a child. Guy Rolfe, as Count Oga, is also very effective, and the siege on the castle well-mounted. Fantasy film fans are bound to like this better than Stooges fans.


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