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Back from the Front (1943)

Set in WW II, the stooges are the only survivors of an American ship sunk by an enemy torpedo. Adrift on a raft, they come upon a German battleship and by various means, such as Moe ... See full summary »

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Set in WW II, the stooges are the only survivors of an American ship sunk by an enemy torpedo. Adrift on a raft, they come upon a German battleship and by various means, such as Moe disguising himself as Hitler, and Curly and Larry as Goering and Goebbels, manage to capture the enemy ship. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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A new high in slapstick comedy! (Lobby card) See more »

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28 May 1943 (USA)  »

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A Sailor's Mess  »

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It is interesting to note that at the start of this short, Adele Mara who played Dizzy, was obviously very uncomfortable having to kiss Moe, she kept wiping her mouth for about 15 seconds after the kiss, the only one of the three girlfriends to do so. See more »

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The binoculars that Moe use disappear after the shot of the dog paddling in the water. See more »

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Curly: [the Stooges are leaning over the railing of the ship] Hi, fellas! Oh, where'd you get the suntan?
Moe: Ooh, I'm seasick...
Curly: It's only mind over matter! That's all! Here, Moe, have some of my raw liver!
[Moe holds his mouth and runs away]
Curly: What's wrong with him? Hey Larry, share my raw liver, it's delicious!
[Larry runs away covering his mouth]
Curly: What's the matter with you guys? Ya can't take it!
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Again funny
7 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

I find most of the Three Stooges shorts very funny and this one is no exception. It starts a little boring but the final parts make up for that. Moe's Hitler imitation is great. The way Moe, Larry and Curly can repeat the same joke and still keep it funny is great. Another funny Three Stooges movie.


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