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Hold That Lion! (1947)

The stooges are tricked out of their inheritance by Icabob Slipp, a crooked lawyer. The boys follow Slipp onto a passenger train and corner him, but not before they accidentally let a lion ... See full summary »

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The stooges are tricked out of their inheritance by Icabob Slipp, a crooked lawyer. The boys follow Slipp onto a passenger train and corner him, but not before they accidentally let a lion loose on the train. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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17 July 1947 (USA)  »

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The Lion and the Louse  »

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Columbia production number 4087. See more »

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The glass separating the Stooges and the lion when they are in the crate is visible. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Say, what's another word for "scrutiny"?
Shemp: Scrutiny.
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Remade as Loose Loot (1953) See more »

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Excellent Three Stooges short with Shemp! Curly's appearance is classic!
15 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is one of My favorite Three Stooges shorts with Shemp! All Appearing in this short are Vernon Dent, Kenneth MacDonald, Emil Sitka, Heinie Conklin, Dudley Dickerson, Blackie Whiteford, and Curly Howard! This one is so hilarious! Shemp has a great performance here and in My opinion its one of his best. Culry has a great cameo! There is a similar one like this called Booty and the Beast and I strongly recommend both of these Three Stooges shorts!


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