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Woman Haters (1934)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Short | 5 May 1934 (USA)
The stooges join the "Women Haters" club and vow to have nothing to do with the fair sex. Larry marries a girl anyway and attempts to hide the fact from Moe and Curly as they take a train ... See full summary »

Director:

Archie Gottler

Writers:

Jerome S. Gottler (story), Jerome S. Gottler (Written by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Moe Howard ... Tom (as Moe)
Larry Fine ... Jim (as Larry)
Curly Howard ... Jack (as Curley)
Marjorie White ... Mary
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Storyline

The stooges join the "Women Haters" club and vow to have nothing to do with the fair sex. Larry marries a girl anyway and attempts to hide the fact from Moe and Curly as they take a train trip. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Taglines:

Music! Laughter! Girls! [One-sheet poster]

Genres:

Comedy | Musical | Short

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Woman Haters See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was the only Stooge short photographed by the legendary Joseph August. See more »

Goofs

When Mary tries to hide Curly from Larry and Moe, she notices Curly's hat and throws it up on the top berth, but the hat falls down and she has to throw it back up again. See more »

Quotes

Mary's father: [talking to match the background music] That reminds me of a story, listen.
[points to a fat woman]
Mary's father: That's my other daughter there. When on her wedding day, the fella she was about to marry, tried to run away. Did you ever hear of a nerve like that? Well, I took care of that guy. In a room I locked him, then I socked him right in the eye.
[points to a cop]
Mary's father: Then I turned him over to my brother, the cop. He just picked him up. And spinned him round like a top.
[points to a tall strong guy]
Mary's father: Then my ...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

Reissues of this short feature The Three Stooges character card in the credits, considering this was originally not a Stooges short. This version appears on all video versions. The unaltered credits sequence is considered pretty rare. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Slaughter of the Innocents (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

I Thought I Wanted You
(uncredited)
Music by Archie Gottler
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Very, very nice
7 January 2004 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

We see a woman haters club and three men want to join. The men are of course Moe (who plays Tom), Larry (who plays Jim) and Curly (who plays Jack). Right after they have become members Larry wants to quit because he promised a beautiful girl, Mary (Marjorie White), to marry her. After an argument with Moe and Curly they decide he has to tell that he can't marry her. After Mary's father tells a story about a guy who tried to run away from his other daughter Larry is not so sure anymore. He does marry the girl and the trouble with Moe and Curly can begin. But can they all resist the beauty and charm of Mary?

This is one of the nicest Three Stooges short. Not because it is so funny, there are good moments though, but because the whole short sounds like poetry. The dialogue is put on rhyme and it is really good. Marjorie White also adds something to the whole thing. A great little movie.


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