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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 86 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 983 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 4 24
Moe, Larry and Curly (MLC) 1934 - 1947 97 9 14 1 121
Moe, Larry and Shemp (MLS) 1947 - 1956 77 3 1 16 97
Moe, Larry and Joe (MLJ) 1957 - 1959 16 1 0 1 18
The Columbia Shorts (Total): 1934-1959 190  
Moe, Larry and Curly Joe (MLD) 1959 - 1970 2 8 44 43 97
Moe Howard (Solo) (SMH) 1933 - 1973 3 4 1 13 21
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 0 303 344
Joe DeRita (Solo) (SJD) 1943 - 1958 4 8 0 10 22
Ted Healy (Solo) (STH) 1926 - 1938 5 25 2 11 43
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 65 79
Ted Healy and Curly Howard (Solo) (STH_SCH) 1934 0 1 0 0 1
Totals: 280 153 75 475 983

Pick of the Day - Tuesday, May 24,2016
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Featuring
Moe, Larry and Curly
Release Date
1940-08-23
Studio
Columbia
Production Type
Short Subject
Duration
16.8 min.
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FROM NURSE TO WORSE

The Stooges' friend Jerry informs them of a great money-making scam: buy insurance, go to the insurance doctor and claim insanity, and be paid $500 a month for the rest of their lives. Eager for easy money, they take a policy out on Curly, and then proceed to bring him into the insurance doctor, Dr. D. Lerious's office with Curly masquerading as a dog. Curly's performance is so convincing that the alarmed doctor demands that Curly be prepared for "cerebrum decapitation." And, the chase begins.

The western song in this film is titled "I'm a Cowboy From the Western Plains," an original composition by Jules White; see The Three Stooges Journal # 91 (Fall 1999). It can also be heard in NUTTY BUT NICE (1940).


Cast Members: Jerry Howard (Curly) · Moe Howard (Moe) · Larry Fine (Larry) · Lynton Brent (Jerry) · Vernon Dent (Dr. D. Lerious) · Dorothy Appleby (Dr. D. Lerious' receptionist) · Evelyn Young (Woman in Lerious' office) · Bert Young (Photographer) · Cy Schindell (Policeman) · Chet Brandenburg (Man outside office building) · Ned Glass (Dog catcher) · Charles Dorety (Dog catcher) · Moe Howard (Radio announcer) · Chet Brandenburg (Lerious' driver) · Blanche Payson (Admissions nurse) · Charlie Phillips (Male nurse) · Joe Palma (Male nurse) · Johnny Kascier (Battered orderly) · John Tyrrell (Assistant surgeon) · Marjorie Kane (Nurse) · Poppy Wilde (Nurse) · Dudley Dickerson (Orderly) · Al Thompson (Orderly) · Bert Young (Traffic cop) · Ed Brandenburg (Street workman)

Production Crew: Jules White (Producer) · Jules White (Director) · Charles L. Kimball (Story) · Clyde Bruckman (Screenplay) · Benjamin Kline (Director of Photography) · Mel Thorsen (Film Editor) · Jules White (Music and Lyrics)

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CALLING ALL CURS

The Stooges are veterinarians treating a rich lady's dog Garcon. Two men, posing as reporters, come to check out the Stooges' clinic. They are really dognappers who capture Garcon and hold him for a $2000 ransom. The Stooges then search for Garcon and arrive at the home of the dognappers for a showdown.


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