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Dunked in the Deep (1949)

The stooges are tricked into becoming stowaways by their neighbor "Borscht", a spy for an enemy country. Stranded on a freighter on the high seas, they discover that their friend has ... See full summary »

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... Shemp (as Shemp)
... Larry (as Larry)
... Moe / Radio Announcer (as Moe)
... Mr. Bortch
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The stooges are tricked into becoming stowaways by their neighbor "Borscht", a spy for an enemy country. Stranded on a freighter on the high seas, they discover that their friend has concealed some stolen microfilm in watermelons they brought aboard for him. After a wild chase, they subdue Borscht and recover the microfilm. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Production number 4137. See more »

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The long shot of the ship is reversed, making the lettering on the name read backwards. See more »

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Larry: Pre-war?
Moe: Next one!
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Edited from The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) See more »

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One of the best shorts ever!
10 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

I've always loved the Three Stooges and this one of their finest films. As well as one of the few convenient films directed by long-time Columbia director Jules White. This short film has an amount of crude and humorous jokes. For example, when Shemp looks out the window on the ship, A giant splash of water gushes him. During the second time, A just splash of probably oil gashes on him fiercely upon his face.

This surely is one of the best Three Stooges shorts ever made for Columbia Pictures. Also, Gene Roth did a pretty good job on his accent as well as portraying Borscht. This also seems to be one of the few shorts in which the Three Stooges appear with only one actor. If there was any favorite short during the Shemp era, It's ought to be this short. This short deserves a well positive review.


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