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Wham-Bam-Slam! (1955)

Shemp is a sick man with a bad case of nerves. The stooge's friend Claude, a self-taught healer, tries to cure Shemp with various home- made remedies. When nothing seems to work, Claude ... See full summary »

Director:

Jules White

Writers:

Felix Adler (screenplay), Clyde Bruckman (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Matt McHugh Matt McHugh ... Dr. Claude A. Quacker (archive footage)
Alyn Lockwood Alyn Lockwood ... Petunia (archive footage)
Doris Revier Doris Revier ... Marigold (archive footage) (as Doria Revier)
Wanda Perry ... Narcissus (archive footage)
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Storyline

Shemp is a sick man with a bad case of nerves. The stooge's friend Claude, a self-taught healer, tries to cure Shemp with various home- made remedies. When nothing seems to work, Claude suggests they buy his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp on a trip to the country. The car won't start, and the trip never gets off the ground, but not to worry, Shemp is cured by all the excitement. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Enjoying Poor Health See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Most of this short consists of footage from Pardon My Clutch (1948). All of the new footage was shot in just one day. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Only fools are positive.
Larry: Are you sure?
Moe: I'm positive!
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Connections

Remake of Pardon My Clutch (1948) See more »

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Funny, but different.
19 September 2001 | by crusefamilySee all my reviews

WHAM BAM SLAM is a remake of PARDON MY CLUTCH from 1948. The short is very good, but there's a lack of excitement. The "Pancake-on-the-ceiling" gag worked better in MOVIE MANIACS. Overall, a pretty good short.

*** out of 4 stars.


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