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Horses' Collars (1935)

Approved | | Comedy, Western, Short | 10 January 1935 (USA)
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

Writers:

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

Complete credited cast:
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Curly Howard ... Curley (as Jerry Howard)
Dorothea Kent ... Nell Higginbottom (as Dorothy Kent)
Fred Kohler ... Double Deal Decker
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Storyline

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 with problems until Curly, who goes berserk whenever he sees a mouse, knocks out all the bad guys. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The 3 lunatics are on the loose again! (original half-sheet poster)

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Comedy | Western | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hyden Zeeke See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In the film Curly Howard has a violent fit every time he sees a mouse. The only cure is for someone to feed him cheese, leading to the now-famous catchphrase, "Moe! Larry! Cheese!" See more »

Goofs

When Decker shoots the two strangers, the bartender raises his score from 115, on the chalkboard to 117. Later when the stooges arrive at the saloon and move to the bar the score behind the bar is 115 again. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Sometimes you got brains.
Curly: Thank you thank you.
Larry: Don't let 'em go to your head.
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Referenced in The Aristocrats (2005) See more »

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You'll Never Know What Tears Are
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Cheessse
20 November 2019 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Larry, Curley, and Moe are bumbling private detectives hired by another P.I. to help his client Nell Higginbottom in danger of losing her ranch. Her father had signed a $10k IOU to Double Deal Decker who set him up and killed. The boys need the steal back the IOU which is supposedly kept on Decker at all times. Due to previous incident, Curley starts swinging when he sees a mice and only stops when he eats some cheese. I don't know if the mouse-cheese thing gets done in other Three Stooges flicks. I can see this as a great way to give Curley his own spinach. It's a fun bit.


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