Log In

The Three Stooges Online Filmography
"You hold your tongue." "I can't, it's too slippery!" - Moe & Joe (RUSTY ROMEOS, 1957)

Bookmark and Share PITTSBURGH

Average Rating:     [8.50/10]   1 votes

PITTSBURGH

In 1920s Coaltown, Charles "Pittsburgh" Markham (John Wayne) and John "Cash" Evans (Randolph Scott) are always looking for an angle to get out of the coal mines, but their money seems to wind up spent on women and whiskey. The boys meet Josie "Hunky" Winters (Marlene Dietrich), a former miner's daughter who made it into society. Markham falls for her and decides that he and Evans will also hit the bigtime. Coming up with a money-saving manufacturing plan for steel magnate Morgan Prentiss, Pittsurgh and Cash are soon managing the company. Cash's sentiments remain with the workers' and consumers' welfare. But greed and the power that comes with success drives Josie into Cash's arms, when Pittsburgh decides to marry Prentiss' daughter and force Prentiss off the Board of Directors. Markham's and Cash's friendship comes to an end, and Pittsburgh quickly finds that after he achieves everything, he has very little of true worth, and payback and the Depression are looming. But the start of World War II could bring the old friends together again.

Shemp Howard appears as Shorty, the Coaltown tailor. He receives featured costar billing, in a film that has perhaps the largest marquee value of his film career, but the majority of his role is restricted to the first two reels. He makes the most of his screentime with several opportunities for mugging and physical gags.


IMDb Rating

PITTSBURGH on IMDb

Featuring
Shemp Howard (Solo)
Release Date
December 11, 1942
Studio
Universal
Production Type
Feature Film
Duration
98 min.
Buy at Amazon.com

Cast Members   Production Crew

Collapse All | Expand All
(Click on the icon to expand individual sections.)

Production Notes   (1)
Shooting Days:   52 days   From: 1942-08-26   To: 1942-10-24

Stooge Mayhem   (Avg. 0.00)

Stooge Mayhem is not available for this episode.


Stooge Quotes   (0)

No quotes have been logged for this episode.


Stooge Goofs   (0)

No goofs or technical blunders have been logged for this episode.


Stooge Routines   (0)

No Stooge routines have been logged for this episode.


Stooge Trivia   (0)

No trivia have been logged for this episode.


Audio Files   (0)

No audio files are available for this episode.


Video File   (N)

There isn't a video file available for this episode.


Transcript   (N)

There isn't a transcript available for this episode.


Videography   (3)

Fan Reviews   (0)

Collapse All | Expand All
(Click on the icon to expand individual sections.)


Back To Top





FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We make such material available in an effort to advance awareness and understanding of the issues involved. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information please visit: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission directly from the copyright owner.