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The Three Stooges Online Filmography
"What a brain." - Larry (ACHE IN EVERY STAKE, AN, 1941)


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 920 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 0 20
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 33 87
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 1 104
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 4 8 62 75
Ted Healy and Curly Howard (Solo) (STH_SCH) 1934 0 1 0 0 1
Totals: 280 152 75 413 920

Pick of the Day - Monday, March 30,2015
Average Rating:     [ 6.25/10 ]   2 votes
Moe, Larry and Curly Joe
Release Date
Normandy Productions
Production Type
TV Pilot
25 min.

While rehearsing a new opening bit for their childrens' television program THE THREE STOOGES SCRAPBOOK, Moe, Larry & Curly Joe are evicted by their landlady for cooking in the rooming house. Searching for a new apartment, the Stooges travel to Creepy Manor in Lompoc, where eccentric scientist Dr. Dolottle (Emil Sitka) asks them to stay and help him guard his new invention from enemy spies. Turning in for the night, a disguised spy, Dolottle's butler Nick, enters the Stooges' room through a secret panel, and attempts to scare them away.

Fleeing from Creepy Manor, the boys arrive in the television studio the next morning, and introduce their new cartoon, THE SPAIN MUTINY. In this animated adventure, the Stooges answer a want ad from Christopher Columbus, and join him on his sea journey to prove that the world is not square. But Chris decides to nap for the duration, leaving Moe, Larry and Curly Joe to deal with a mutinous parrot named Feathers.

Filmed in color. SCRAPBOOK did not sell as a television pilot, but Norman Maurer reused much of the footage from the first half, and printed it in black & white for THE THREE STOOGES IN ORBIT (1962).

The color version of the pilot was distributed to theaters in September 1963 as two short subjects: 14 minute two-reeler with the apartment-hunting and Creepy Manor segments, and a 10-minute one-reeler showcasing the cartoon.

Although the script presents Emil Sitka's character as 'Prof. Doyle, he is called 'Prof. Dolottle' in the film, a pun on the popular children's story character 'Dr. Dolittle.'

In the scene with the spy carrying a sleeping Larry, Emil Sitka doubled for the actor playing Nick the butler.

Cast Members: Moe Howard (Moe) · Larry Fine (Larry) · Joe DeRita (Curly Joe) · Don Lamond (Narrator) · Marjorie Eaton (Mrs. McGinnis) · Edward Innes (Landlord) · Emil Sitka (Prof. Dolottle) · Albert Grazier (Nick the butler) · Don Lamond (Stage manager) · Norman Maurer (Cameraman) · Mel Blanc (Feathers, voice) · Mel Blanc (Christopher Columbus, voice) · The Eligibles (Theme singers)

Production Crew: Norman Maurer (Producer) · Sidney Miller (Director) · Elwood Ullman (Story and Screenplay) · Hal A. McAlpin (Director of Photography) · Nelson Cording (Camera Operator) · Owen Marsh (Assistant Cameraman) · Albert Scheving (Assistant Cameraman) · Chuck Gladden (Film Editor) · Leon M. Leon (Sound Recording) · Larry Golding (Asst. Sound Recording) · Jim Burnett (Boom) · Paul Dunlap (Music) · George Duning (Theme Music) · Stanley Styne (Lyrics) · Frank Lombardo (Set Decoration) · Harry M. Slott (Assistant Director) · Dave Marks (2nd Assistant Director) · Jack Angel (Costume Design) · Ted Coodley (Makeup) · Joe Franklyn (Script Supervisor) · Charles Chicetti (Property Master) · Mel Sternlight (Assistant Propman) · Tex Hayes (Grip) · Fred Pastoue (2nd Grip) · Robert Petzoldt (Electrical) · Bobby Sharp (Crab Operator) · Bill Kane (Best Boy) · Sascha Brastoff (Special Effects) · Dick Kinney (Story, animation) · Al Bertino (Story, animation) · Sam Nicholson (Director, animation) · Fred Madison (Animator) · David Weidman (Backgrounds, animation) · Norm Gottfredson (Layouts, animation)

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Video Pick of the Week Comic of the Day

Muriel Van Twitchett is distraught when she finds out she has no escort for a fancy party she wants to go to. Her husband has skipped out to go fishing. A friend suggests she call the Acme Escort Bureau. Her maid mistakenly dials the Acme Exterminating Company, which happens to be run by the Stooges. The boys accept her offer and show new manners to the guests. During a musical performance to a record, mice appear and the Stooges get to work. When Mrs. Van Twitchett's husband comes home and finds the damage done by the Stooges, he chases them out of the house.

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