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Three Sappy People (1939)

The stooges are phone repairmen who are mistaken for the psychiatrists in whose office they are working. A rich man hires them to treat his impetuous young wife who is always running of for... See full summary »

Director:

Jules White

Writer:

Clyde Bruckman (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Lorna Gray ... Sherry Rumsford
Don Beddoe ... J. Rumsford Rumsford
Bud Jamison ... Williams - Butler
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Storyline

The stooges are phone repairmen who are mistaken for the psychiatrists in whose office they are working. A rich man hires them to treat his impetuous young wife who is always running of for submarine rides and the like. The boys ruin a dinner party at their clients mansion but their antics so amuse his wife the she is cured and the stooges are paid off handsomely. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3 Sloppy People See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In The Three Stooges short Punch Drunks (1934), Moe Howard orders burnt toast and a rotten egg. Curly Howard then asks why, and Moe says he has a tapeworm, and that's good enough for it. That gag is repeated in this film, except this time Curly orders the burnt toast and rotten egg and Larry Fine asks about it. See more »

Goofs

During the food fight, the amount of food on Moe changes. See more »

Quotes

Sherry Rumsford: [to the Stooges] Come, gentlemen. Last one in is a Republican!
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Connections

Featured in Jump 'N the Saddle Band: The Curly Shuffle (1983) See more »

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Notable for a particular car seen in the short
2 February 2009 | by boatista24See all my reviews

In this great Stooges short we see a rare treasure indeed - worth many thousands of dollars today - a Springfield, Massachusetts-built 1928-1931 Rolls Royce Phantom I with left-hand drive. The car is an unusual one, in that the coach-builder apparently built the body into somewhat of a cabriolet - the top is longer than that of a roadster, but shorter than a full phaeton. The car appears to have only two doors, the normal Phantom I wire wheels have custom complete color-coded wheel covers, and the car is painted an unusual color (not black). Having built many detailed models of this chassis with several body styles, the example in this Stooges short makes it a treasure beyond the great humor that made seeing it possible.


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