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Army Daze (1956)

Approved | | Short, Comedy | 22 March 1956 (USA)
Joe is drafted into the army of Starvania, and falls in love with Olga, a beautiful Starvanian WAC, but Joe's sergeant also has his eyes on Olga. But Joe wins her hand when he captures two spies in the Colonel's office.

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Joe is drafted into the army of Starvania, and falls in love with Olga, a beautiful Starvanian WAC, but Joe's sergeant also has his eyes on Olga. But Joe wins her hand when he captures two spies in the Colonel's office.

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Besser Right Before Moe and Larry
28 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jules White hired Joe Besser, best known as "Stinky" on the "Abbott and Costello Show" and Stooge replacement for Shemp, for a series of two reel comedies. After completing six films, White remade the first four. This film uses a good amount of stock footage from "Aim, Fire, Scoot". Besser is "teamed" with radio comedian Jim Hawthorne. With his low key style, Hawthorne is very funny and helps the comedy. I only wish the original film was available for screening. "Army Daze" was part for a package of shorts Columbia released through Screen Gems for the television market. This package of about 200 non-Stooge comedies met with lukewarm response. They are, however, available for viewing. Besser seems to be more at home in these solo outings, since he never really fit in well with Moe Howard and Larry Fine. This film presents the same old Jules White fast and violent slapstick. For Stooges fans, this is an opportunity to see Besser shine.


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