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The Three Stooges Online Filmography
"Remember the old pool room?" "Yeh." "Well that's a choich now." - Curly & Ethelreda Leopold (WEE WEE MONSIEUR, 1938)


ThreeStooges.net is the home of The Three Stooges Online Filmography, a complete film history of the funniest guys that ever appeared in motion pictures!

The Three Stooges have been cracking up millions with their antics for 85 years. From their start in films with Ted Healy in the early 1930's, through their glory days with Columbia, to their own feature films in the 1960's - the Stooges film career spanned over forty years, and they're still just as popular today! We have every film appearance the Three Stooges - all six of them! - ever made, including their solo appearances.

There are 926 short subjects, feature films and other media that had one or more of the Stooges appearing in the cast. Here is a breakdown of the filmography, by "Stooge Team":

The Three Stooges Online Filmography

Stooge Team Dates Shorts Films Other TV Total
Ted Healy and His Stooges (THS) 1930 - 1934 6 10 4 1 21
Moe, Larry and Curly (MLC) 1934 - 1947 97 9 14 0 120
Moe, Larry and Shemp (MLS) 1947 - 1956 77 3 1 15 96
Moe, Larry and Joe (MLJ) 1957 - 1959 16 1 0 0 17
The Columbia Shorts (Total): 1934-1959 190  
Moe, Larry and Curly Joe (MLD) 1959 - 1970 2 8 44 34 88
Moe Howard (Solo) (SMH) 1933 - 1973 3 4 1 10 18
Curly Howard (Solo) (SCH) 1934 1 0 0 0 1
Shemp Howard (Solo) (SSH) 1933 - 1949 54 48 1 2 105
Ted Healy and Larry Fine (Solo) (STH_SLF) 1933 0 1 0 0 1
Joe Besser (Solo) (SJB) 1938 - 1976 13 28 0 281 322
Joe DeRita (Solo) (SJD) 1943 - 1958 4 8 0 5 17
Ted Healy (Solo) (STH) 1926 - 1938 5 25 2 0 32
Moe Howard and Curly Howard (Solo) (SMH_SCH) 1933 - 1934 1 1 0 0 2
Shemp Howard and Joe Besser (Solo) (SSH_SJB) 1949 0 1 0 0 1
Larry Fine (Solo) (SLF) 1973 - 1974 0 0 0 6 6
Miscellaneous Appearances (MISC) Any 1 5 8 64 78
Ted Healy and Curly Howard (Solo) (STH_SCH) 1934 0 1 0 0 1
Totals: 280 153 75 418 926

Pick of the Day - Friday, October 9,2015
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Joe DeRita (Solo)
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16.8 min.
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Life's patsy Joe Bates (Joe DeRita) manages to destroy his kitchen before heading to work at his dress shop. Accidentally accosting a customer (Dorothy Granger), he runs afoul of her jealous fiancee (Dick Wessel). Assuming that Joe is a womanizer, Mrs. Bates (Christine McIntyre) leaves him and moves into the women-only Hotel Amazon. Hoping to win his wife back, Joe registers at the hotel in drag. But the woman from his dress shop also lives there, and Bates finds himself on the run from the boyfriend and a brutish hotel matron named Violet.

A remake of Andy Clyde's Columbia short A MAID MADE MAD (1943).

Emil Sitka filmed a brief scene as Mrs. Bates' lawyer, but it was not included in the released cut of the short.

Cast Members: Joe DeRita (Joe Bates) · Christine McIntyre (Mrs. Bates) · Dorothy Granger (Honey) · Dick Wessel (Honey's husband) · Jean Willes (Dress store customer) · Symona Boniface (Hotel desk clerk) · Florence Auer (Violet, hotel matron) · Frank Scannell (Fast talker) · Nancy Saunders (Bellhop) · Emil Sitka (Mrs. Bates' lawyer, scene deleted)

Production Crew: Edward Bernds (Director) · Hugh McCollum (Producer) · Monte Collins (Story) · Elwood Ullman (Story) · Edward Bernds (Screenplay) · George F. Kelly (Director of Photography) · Henry DeMond (Film Editor) · Charles Clague (Art Director)

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The Stooges are electricians who are fired after messing up a job. They decide to go away for a vacation and check into Doc Mallard's Rest Home and Clinic. It's not long before they discover that Doc Mallard is a quack, and his clinic is designed to gyp patients of their money. The boys try to escape, and Mallard's cure for that is to stop them by any means necessary.

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