Three Stooges

by comicman117 | created - 11 Sep 2011 | updated - 28 Sep 2011 | Public

Complete list of Three Stooges related things (on this website at least).

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1. Soup to Nuts (1930)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Mr. Schmidt's costume store is bankrupt because he spends his time on Rube Goldberg-style inventions. The creditors send a young manager who falls for Schmidt's niece Louise, but she'll ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Ted Healy, Charles Winninger, Frances McCoy, George Bickel

Votes: 329

There first film (as well as there first anything). The three were only supporting players.

2. Give a Man a Job (1933)

3 min | Short, Music

A three-minute short made in conjunction with the National Recovery Administration that urges employers to hire the unemployed.

Stars: Jimmy Durante, Moe Howard, Frank O'Connor

Votes: 34

Moe is a guest.

3. The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933)

Passed | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

An ex-sailor turned boxer finds romance and gets a shot at the heavyweight title.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Howard Hawks | Stars: Myrna Loy, Max Baer, Primo Carnera, Jack Dempsey

Votes: 678

Cameo appearances.

4. Nertsery Rhymes (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

A father tells bedtime stories to his three sons.

Director: Jack Cummings | Stars: Ted Healy, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

Votes: 227

Early short.

5. Turn Back the Clock (1933)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

Joe and Mary run a tobacco store and are just scraping by. When old friend Ted comes into the store, they renew their friendship, even though Ted is now wealthy and married to Elvira, whom ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Selwyn | Stars: Lee Tracy, Mae Clarke, Otto Kruger, George Barbier

Votes: 304

Party guests.

6. Beer and Pretzels (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

Ted Healy and the 3 Stooges are fired and evicted from a theatre because Ted annoys women working there. They then get jobs as waiters at a nightclub. Chaos leads to destruction of the business. At the end, Ted pursues another woman.

Director: Jack Cummings | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard, Ted Healy

Votes: 294

7. Broadway to Hollywood (1933)

Approved | 85 min | History, Musical

Ted and Lulu Hackett are vaudeville's The Hacketts, a fairly successful song-and-dance team. They bring their son Ted Jr. up in the business and he soon eclipses them. When the son is ... See full summary »

Directors: Willard Mack, Jules White | Stars: Alice Brady, Frank Morgan, Jackie Cooper, Russell Hardie

Votes: 208

Moe and Curly have cameos.

8. Salt Water Daffy (1933)

21 min | Short, Comedy

Two screw-ups join the Navy and make life miserable for their supervisor.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Jack Haley, Shemp Howard, Charles Judels, Lionel Stander

Votes: 95

Short starring Shemp.

9. Hello Pop (1933)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

A stage director is trying to put on a musical/comedy revue, but has to contend with temperamental musicians, an inept stage crew and his three idiot sons.

Director: Jack Cummings | Stars: Ted Healy, Henry Armetta, Moe Howard, Larry Fine

Votes: 67

10. Stage Mother (1933)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Alice Brady, Maureen O'Sullivan, Franchot Tone, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 211

Larry makes a cameo.

11. Meet the Baron (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

The famous Baron Munchausen dumps two dimwits in the African jungle. A rescue team mistakes one of them for the missing Baron, and returns them to the US, where they're greeted as heroes. ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Jack Pearl, Jimmy Durante, Zasu Pitts, Ted Healy

Votes: 238

The Stooges appear as Janitors.

12. Dancing Lady (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, May Robson

Votes: 1,934

The Three Stooges appear in supporting roles helping on stage.

13. Myrt and Marge (1933)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Myrt has a show chock full of talented performers that deserves to be on Broadway, but can't raise the necessary money. Jackson, a lecherous "producer", provides the money in order to get ... See full summary »

Director: Al Boasberg | Stars: Myrtle Vail, Donna Damerel, Ray Hedges, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 75

The Stooges appear as Stagehands.

14. Here Comes Flossie! (1933)

18 min | Short, Comedy

A farmer gives his sons $50 to go and buy whatever they want to. One son orders a cow and the other son orders a bride--and both are named Flossie. Complications ensue.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Ben Blue, Janet Reade, Shemp Howard, Paul Everton

Votes: 20

Short starring Shemp.

15. Fugitive Lovers (1934)

82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

In a hopeful effort to evade gangster Legs Caffey, chorus girl Letty Morris hops a bus in New York bound for Los Angeles--with Legs close on her heels. Along the way the bus picks up ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, Ted Healy, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 157

The Three Stooges appear as convicts.

16. Roast-Beef and Movies (1934)

Passed | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Music

A trio of amateur film makers try to persuade a group of studio executives to exhibit their new movie.

Director: Sam Baerwitz | Stars: George Givot, Curly Howard, Bob Callahan, Albertina Rasch Dancers

Votes: 160

Curly appears in character.

17. The Knife of the Party (1934)

20 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

A vaudeville act staying at a hotel is forced to work in a hotel in order to avoid bankruptcy.

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Lillian Miles, Jack Goode, The Girlfriend Trio, Shemp Howard

Votes: 37

Shemp and his own stooges.

Moe and Curly appear in this short.

19. Hollywood on Parade No. B-9 (1934)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

Jimmy Durante asks popular song writing team Mack Gordon and Harry Revel to demonstrate some of their songs. There is interplay with impersonator Florence Desmond, Ben Turpin, Rudy Vallee and many others.

Director: Louis Lewyn | Stars: Ted Healy, Bonnie Bonnell, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

Votes: 20

The stooges appear in a short.

20. Corn on the Cop (1934)

18 min | Comedy, Short

Two hobos try to make a dishonest buck by selling axle grease named, "Happy Feet Salve," a corn remover. They soon cross paths with a cop, and circumstances have them mistaken by the cop's wife as his two visiting nephews.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Shemp Howard, Mary Doran, Boyd Davis

Votes: 65

Shemp short.

21. Woman Haters (1934)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Musical, Short

The stooges join the "Women Haters" club and vow to have nothing to do with the fair sex. Larry marries a girl anyway and attempts to hide the fact from Moe and Curly as they take a train ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Gottler | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Marjorie White

Votes: 856

The FIRST short for colomba that the stooges ever did.

22. The Big Idea (1934)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

Ted Healy is the proprietor of the "Big Idea Scenario Company" (Ideas While You Wait). Unfortunately, various visitors to his one-room office constantly interrupt his train of thought. ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard, Ted Healy

Votes: 102

The last short the boys made with Ted Healy. Interestingly enough it was released right after Woman Haters was made (five days to exact).

23. Hollywood Party (1934)

Approved | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

Jimmy Durante is jungle star Schnarzan the Conqueror, but the public is tiring of his fake lions. So when Baron Munchausen comes to town with real man-eating lions, Durante throws a big ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Boleslawski, Allan Dwan, Edmund Goulding, Russell Mack, Charles Reisner, Roy Rowland, George Stevens, Sam Wood | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jimmy Durante, Jack Pearl

Votes: 754

The Three Stooges (and Ted Healy) make an appearance

24. Operator 13 (1934)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, History, Romance

Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in the early days of the Civil War, but complications arise when she falls in love with a Confederate officer.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, Jean Parker, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 1,278

Curly has a cameo as a Solider.

25. Art Trouble (1934)

21 min | Comedy, Short

Two brothers are ordered by their parents to go to Paris to study art. Having other interests, they pay two house painters to go in their place. When the impostors win an art contest, they are exposed by an unexpected visitor.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Harry Gribbon, Shemp Howard, Beatrice Blinn, Leni Stengel

Votes: 121

Shemp stars in this short playing Shemp.

Shemp solo short.

27. Punch Drunks (1934)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

Curly is a waiter at a diner where Larry has a job playing music. Moe is a fight manager enjoying a lunch break with his boys. The manager of the diner starts shoving Curly around. Larry ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Breslow | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Granger

Votes: 1,170

Second short they made for Colombia.

28. Men in Black (1934)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges become doctors at a large hospital where they disrupt patients and staff alike.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Carmen Andre

Votes: 1,136

29. Smoked Hams (1934)

Passed | 19 min | Comedy, Short

A vaudeville team convinces an agent to book their new act, which uses a Civil War theme.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Daphne Pollard, Shemp Howard, Lionel Stander, Harry Shannon

Votes: 50

Solo Shemp Short.

30. The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy

Alcoholic newspaperman Steve Bramley boards the San Capeador for a restful cruise, hoping to quit drinking and begin writing a book. Also on board are Steve's friend Schulte, a private ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Wynne Gibson, Alison Skipworth, John Gilbert

Votes: 656

The Three Stooges make an appearance.

31. Three Little Pigskins (1934)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

The stooges are mistaken by a gangster for the "Three Horsemen of Boulder Dam", famous football players. Hired to play for his team, they blow the big game and get it in the end. Lucille Ball has a nice part as a gun moll.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lucille Ball

Votes: 850

32. A Peach of a Pair (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy

Shemp Butler & Emmy Cook (Shemp Howard & Daphne Pollard) get hired as a butler and cook.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Daphne Pollard, Elmer Brown, John Brown

Votes: 14

Shemp solo short.

33. Horses' Collars (1935)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Western, Short

The stooges are private detectives in the old west trying to help a girl recover an IOU from a bad guy. Their attempts to steal the IOU from the villains wallet and then from a safe meet ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothea Kent

Votes: 573

34. Restless Knights (1935)

17 min | Short, Comedy

Set in Medieval times, the stooges learn they are of royal blood and vow to save the kingdom. They become the queen's royal guards but are sentenced to die when the queen is abducted on the... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Geneva Mitchell

Votes: 517

35. Screen Snapshots Series 14, No. 6 (1935)

10 min | Short, Documentary

At Los Angeles' Wrigley Field, Ken Murray catches on film, the Three Stooges crazy antics, in the dugout, at the 1935 Hollywood Stars' celebrity baseball game.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Henry Armetta, Connee Boswell, Martha Boswell, Vet Boswell

They appear in a skit named "What to do with your old Phonebooks".

36. His First Flame (1935)

Passed | 18 min | Short, Action, Comedy

After fire chief, Fire-Eating Sam's girlfriend is married to Smoky Moe, and his house is burned down during a wedding ceremony, he gets revenge on Moe and plays a humiliating joke on him.

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Daphne Pollard, John Sheehan, Fred Harper

Votes: 49

Shemp solo short.

37. Pop Goes the Easel (1935)

20 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are down and out. With a cop chasing them, they flee into an artists studio where they are mistaken for students. The cop continues to hunt for them and they use a variety of ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bobby Burns

Votes: 684

38. Uncivil Warriors (1935)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, War

Set in the civil war, the stooges are spies for the north. They impersonate southern officers and infiltrate the enemy ranks to get valuable information. On the run when they are discovered... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lou Archer

Votes: 604

Solo Shemp short.

Solo Shemp Short.

41. Pardon My Scotch (1935)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are running the local drugstore and mix up a potion that a desperate businessman decides to sell as scotch. The stooges impersonate Scotsmen at party to fool the prospective ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Nat Carr

Votes: 569

42. On the Wagon (1935)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy

Shemp and Rosco are husbands who married sisters and all live with the wive's mother. The husbands have been out late at night drinking and are trying hard no to make any noise as they slip... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Shemp Howard, Roscoe Ates, Gertrude Mudge, Dorothy Brown

Votes: 12

Solo Shemp short.

43. Hoi Polloi (1935)

Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short

A professor plays Pygmalion to three bumbling garbagemen and tries to turn them into gentlemen.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gail Arnold

Votes: 746

Solo Shemp Short.

45. Three Little Beers (1935)

Approved | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Sport