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Commotion on the Ocean (1956)

Approved | | Comedy, Short | 8 November 1956 (USA)
The stooges are would-be reporters, who are tricked into becoming stowaways by "Borscht", a spy for an enemy country. Stranded on a freighter on the high seas, they discover that Borscht ... See full summary »

Director:

Jules White

Writer:

Felix Adler (story and 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)
Gene Roth ... Bortch
Emil Sitka ... Smitty
Harriette Tarler Harriette Tarler ... Mrs. Emma Blake
Charles C. Wilson ... J.L. Cameron - Managing Editor (archive footage) (as Charles Wilson)
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Storyline

The stooges are would-be reporters, who are tricked into becoming stowaways by "Borscht", a spy for an enemy country. Stranded on a freighter on the high seas, they discover that Borscht has concealed some stolen microfilm in watermelons they brought aboard for him. After a wild chase, they subdue Borscht and recover the microfilm. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Short

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Salt Water Daffy See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Production number 4247. See more »

Quotes

Larry: When it comes to fish, I'm a common-sewer!
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Edited from The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) See more »

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Good Stooges short! Gene Roth is excellent in this one!
15 June 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 one of My favorite Three Stooges shorts! Gene Roth is excellent in it! The scenes with the Stooges especially with Shemp are really funny! The fish scene is quite funny especially how Moe fooled the woman. There is another Three Stooges short with alternate scenes called Dunked in the Deep. This is really an underrated Stooges short!


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