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SATURDAY STOOGEFEST

‘From Nurse To Worse’ (1940) was the 49th two-reel short subject made by The Three Stooges for Columbia Pictures. It was photographed from Wednesday, May 15th through Saturday, May 18th 1940 and released on Friday, August 23rd of that year. The film is a good solid Curly outing with an

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SATURDAY STOOGEFEST

‘Three Sappy People’ (1939) is the 43rd short subject made by The Three Stooges for Columbia Pictures. It was photographed from Thursday, April 6th through Monday, April 10th, 1939 and released on Friday, December 1st of that year. The film is a sharp-as-a-stiletto Curly-era outing, perfectly paced, inventively violent and

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JERRY LEWIS–ECCENTRIC DANCER?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Vc3S0X5tA The words ‘restraint’ and ‘Jerry Lewis’ (and I consider his name a word, not a name) don’t usually go together. But one of the most striking things about this famous clip from ‘The Nutty Professor’ is how this dance manages to be out-of-control but in exactly the way that

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SATURDAY STOOGE-FEST

‘Goof On The Roof’ is the Three Stooges 152nd short film made for Columbia Pictures. It was photographed from Monday, November 17th through Wednesday, November 19th, 1952 and was released a full year later on Thursday, December 3rd, 1953. The film is probably the most violent of any of the

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SATURDAY MORNING STOOGE-FEST

‘The Sitter-Downers’ is the 27th Three Stooges short made for Columbia Pictures. It was photographed from Thursday May 27th to Wednesday, June 2nd, 1937 and was released on Friday, November 26th of that year. (Assuming that they took Sunday off, that means the shoot lasted a generous six days–most of

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JERRY LEWIS IN A LINE-UP

Here’s a quick dose of Jerry Lewis in his greatest period (1957-64 for my money) in a scene from ‘The Delicate Delinquent’ (1957). He’s part of a police line-up and his behavior is precisely what I’m sure mine would be if put in the same situation. The tough-ass cop is

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HOWARD STERN IN THE 80s

The Howard Stern of the 1980s was, of course, different from the Howard Stern of today. (I suppose the same could be said of the Raymond De Felitta of the 80s as well but that’s a horse of a different color.) Stern’s personality was that of a defensive underdog peeking

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SATURDAY MORNING STOOGEFEST

‘Dizzy Detectives’ (1943) is the 68th Stooge short made for Columbia Pictures. It was photographed over June 29-July 2, 1942 (Monday-Thursday of that calendar year) and was released on February 5, 1943 (which was a Friday). It’s one of the last of the great Curly shorts–his timing and physical comedy

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