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Pals and Gals (1954)

The stooges go out west for Shemp's health. The boys soon run afoul of a local villain who is forcing pretty Nell to marry him. The bad guy has Nell's sisters locked up, and its up to the stooges to rescue them and save the day.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Shemp (as Shemp)
... Larry (as Larry)
... Moe (as Moe)
... Nell
... Quirt
... 'Doc' Barker (archive footage) (as Norman Willes)
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The stooges go out west for Shemp's health. The boys soon run afoul of a local villain who is forcing pretty Nell to marry him. The bad guy has Nell's sisters locked up, and its up to the stooges to rescue them and save the day.

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Round up a herd of howls Out West!

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Comedy | Short | Western

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3 June 1954 (USA)  »

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Cuckoo Westerners  »

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Most of this short consists of footage taken from "Out West". See more »

Goofs

In the new 1954 footage, Doc Barker is killed. When Nell returns from the basement to sing, Barker is briefly seen at a table, alive. This footage was lifted from the original 1947 short, "Out West." See more »

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Edited from Goofs and Saddles (1937) See more »

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The Good, the Bad, and Shemp !!!!!!!!
2 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I always loved it when the Stooges travelled to the wild & wooly west. They were definitely fish outta water when they confronted the owlhoots of the frontier west. Shemp is excellent in this short, one of 17 or so western shorts the Stooges appeared in.

Moe and Larry are as dependable as always, dishing out the slaps, oneliners & eyepokes to the bewildered cowpokes they encounter. Christine was fantastic as Nell and added great support in this one.

They just don't make western comedy like this any more. The knuckleheads made this one memorable. Good script and appropriately hammy performances. Go west, young stooge !!!


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