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The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)

The Stooges must battle alien spies to safeguard a goofy scientist's revolutionary new vehicle.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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)
Carol Christensen ...
Carol Danforth
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Captain Tom Andrews
Emil Sitka ...
Professor Danforth
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Ogg / Airline Pilot
Rayford Barnes ...
Zogg / Airline Co-Pilot
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Williams
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Chairman
Don Lamond ...
Colonel Smithers
Peter Brocco ...
Doctor Appleby
Thomas Glynn ...
George Galveston
Jean Charney ...
WAF Sergeant
Peter Dawson ...
General Bixby
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Storyline

The Three Stooges have a show to do, but since the rehearsals require cooking, they manage to get themselves thrown out of every hotel they can find. They finally find room and board at the home of the goofy inventor, Professor Danforth, but that home has it's own problems. Namely, the Professor is working on a new all-terrain, flying, space worthy submersible. With some persuading, the Stooges agree to help him finish his invention and demonstrate it to the military. However, the Martians are interested in the vechile as well and when they learn of its perfection, they plan to steal it and destroy the Earth. Like it or not, the fate of the world rests on the courage of Moe, Larry and Curly-Joe. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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IT'S NEW! IT'S NUTTY! THE STOOGES See more »

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Release Date:

4 July 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los tres chiflados en órbita  »

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Budget:

$450,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The shot of the flying saucers and some of the destruction scenes are from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) which Columbia had released six years earlier. See more »

Quotes

Moe: What do you normally do when somebody mails you a bomb?
Curly-Joe: I mail it back.
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Crazy Credits

The box for the 1995 Columbia/Tri Star U.S. VHS release incorrectly credits Joe DeRita as "Curly Joe Howard." See more »

Connections

References Forbidden Planet (1956) See more »

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It's A Happy Memory For Alot of Baby Boomers
9 December 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Sure, I know this film is not a great comedy, or even a good one. But for alot of us aging boomers this film is a sweet memory. It recalls a more innocent time in movies, and an appreciation for the Stooges in their autumnal years. And what's wrong with dancing Martians?


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