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They Stooge to Conga (1943)

Approved | | Short, Comedy, War | 1 January 1943 (USA)
The stooges are repairmen who get a job fixing the doorbell in large house which is the secret headquarters of some Nazi spies. They manage to ruin most of the house while working on the ... See full summary »

Director:

Del Lord

Writers:

Elwood Ullman (story and screenplay), Monte Collins (story and screenplay) (as Monty Collins)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
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Storyline

The stooges are repairmen who get a job fixing the doorbell in large house which is the secret headquarters of some Nazi spies. They manage to ruin most of the house while working on the wiring and then subdue the spies and sink an enemy submarine by remote control. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Short | Comedy | War

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Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1943 (USA) See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The short's title is a takeoff on the classic play, "She Stoops to Conquer". See more »

Goofs

A crew member's hand is seen on the right side of the screen tossing the bowl of cake batter on the cook's head. See more »

Quotes

Curly: Hello Ma? Hello Pa? It was a glorious battle!
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Alternate Versions

Due to its violent content, the scene where Curly uses a climbing spike to get up to the top of the telephone pole was slightly edited where the spike pokes Moe's head, eye, and ear. Though some TV stations air the scene uncut, even when the short was released to TV in 1958 as part of the syndication package. See more »

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Referenced in The Three Stooges (2000) See more »

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Funny
30 June 2000 | by Quinoa1984See all my reviews

The Three Stooges come back in this short after a 2 year absence from the Natzi parodies. This time though, they don't play dictators, they play fixers. They are hired to fix a doorbell, but un-beknonst to them, the employees are spies. Plenty of laughs, especially the wire sequence in the house. One of the Stooges funniest. Note- look for Lloyd Bridges as a telephone man (one of his first roles). A+


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