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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 and screen play), 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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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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Trivia

Although Clyde Bruckman wrote quite a few shorts for The Three Stooges, this is the only one he directed. Bruckman had a serious alcohol problem and it derailed his directing career. See more »

Goofs

When Moe and Larry are being hanged, the real supporting ropes can be seen clearly. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Curly: Moe, Larry, the cheese! Moe, Larry, the cheese!
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Connections

Referenced in The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

At The Races
(opening title music"
Composed by Louis Silvers
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Horses' Collars (1935) ***
26 January 2013 | by JoeKarlosiSee all my reviews

HORSES' COLLARS is a good early Three Stooges comedy farce. They play detectives masquerading as cowboys out West, in order to steal back an IOU from a rough character, and win back their client's property. Much fun ensues, especially bits like Curley going into uncontrollable bouts of mania whenever he sees a mouse, requiring his companions to subdue his spasms ("Moe... Larry... THE CHEESE...!!"), and the boys engaging in some pretty humorous dance routines on a saloon floor. Why does Curley go crazy whenever he spots a mouse? "Because his father was a Rat"...!

*** out of ****


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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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Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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