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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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Cast

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
Michael David ...
Rolf
Buddy Baer ...
Hordred
Edgar Barrier ...
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Captain
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Storyline

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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Once Upon a Wonderful Time! See more »


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29 December 1961 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Snow White and the Three Clowns  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The Three Stooges themselves did not think much of the film. Moe Howard called it a "Technicolor mistake". See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[hawking an all-purpose "medicine" called Yuk]
Moe: Become the envy of your friends. Surprise your wife. You, lady, grow a beard and surprise your husband!
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Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Delightful Departure!
23 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a highly entertaining, sweet, and though somewhat of a departure for the stooges, fresh picture. I thought they played their parts well, adding the correct emotional drama, which was really amazing to see from slapstick comedians. I completely enjoy this film, and have watched it over and over again. A die-hard fan of the Three Stooges, I was not at all upset, but rather pleased with their attempt to reach out and try something more. There are plenty of laughs hidden in the film, just pay attention to the dialog rather than wait for Moe to reach out and slap someone. If you're looking for a film that will please the entire family, not just the adults, this is also a great choice. It's funny, clean and elating to watch, as all the Three Stooges pictures are. All in all, this is an excellent film in every way, and, if you're not looking for traditional Stooge laughs, you will be quite pleased!


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