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Rumpus in the Harem (1956)

Approved | | Comedy, Short | 21 June 1956 (USA)
Set in a desert land where the stooges run a restaurant, the boys need money to pay their fiancée's taxes, or the girls will be sold as slaves. Some crooks come into their restaurant and ... See full summary »

Director:

Jules White

Writers:

Felix Adler (story), Jack White (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shemp Howard ... Shemp (archive footage) (as Shemp)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Vernon Dent ... Hassan Ben Sober (archive footage)
George J. Lewis ... Ginna Rumma (archive footage)
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Storyline

Set in a desert land where the stooges run a restaurant, the boys need money to pay their fiancée's taxes, or the girls will be sold as slaves. Some crooks come into their restaurant and convince the boys to recover the stolen Rootin Tootin diamond. The stooges decide to return the diamond to the government and get the reward money. They learn that the Emir of Shmo has absconded with the contraband jewel. They journey to the stronghold of Shmo where they disguise as Santa Clauses and scare the ruler into giving them the diamond. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Ha-Ha-Harem Hi-Hi-Hijinks!

Genres:

Comedy | Short

Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diamond Daffy 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

Joe Palma stands in for Shemp Howard in scenes filmed after Shemp's death. See more »

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Remake of Malice in the Palace (1949) See more »

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Good Three Stooges short!
19 October 2004 | by Movie NuttballSee 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 a good three Stooges short. George J. Lewis, Frank Lackteen, Vernon Dent, Helen Jay, Harriette Tarler, Diana Darrin, Suzanne Ridgeway, and Ruth White all performed well. There and many funny scenes here and The Three Stooges are hilarious! There is another short very similar like this one called Malice in the Palace. I recommend to see both of these Three Stooges shorts!


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