The Three Stooges Online Filmography
"Hey fellas, look! - DOLLAR DAY - This will put a pot in every palace!" "I'll put a pot on top of your head!" - Curly and Moe (MATRI-PHONY, 1942)

Welcome! 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 87 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

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Radio singing star Russ Raymond (Dick Powell) tires of the spotlight, changes his name to Tommy Halstead, and enlists in the Navy. His sudden disappearance causes an uproar with his fans, and reporters scour the country to find him. Among them is magazine photographer Dot Roberts (Claire Dodd), who stows away on the USS Alabama when 'Halstead' ships out for Pearl Harbor.

As Smokey Adams and Pomeroy Watson, A&C are inept seamen constantly aggravating CPO 'Dynamite' Dugan (Dick Foran). The duo befriend Russ and attempt to keep his real identity a secret. Watson (Costello) winds up helping stowaway Dot, when he finds her hiding in the ship's food locker. Pomeroy is also courting Patty Andrews of The Andrews Sisters (as themselves), and builds a 'sea' of lies when he tells her that he is a Captain... a tale that backfires when the Andrews come to Pearl Harbor on a USO tour, and Patty expects a Captain's tour of the ship.

Shemp Howard costars as galley cook Seaman 'Dizzy,' and joins A&C in performing several of their routines, "7 x 13 = 28," "Buzzing the Bee" and "The Lemon Bit."

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello star in their second service comedy, filmed after HOLD THAT GHOST, but released prior to capitalize on the box-office success of BUCK PRIVATES.

Cast Members: Bud Abbott (Smokey Adams) · Lou Costello (Pomeroy Watson) · Dick Powell (Russ Raymond / Tommy Halstead) · Claire Dodd (Dot Roberts) · Maxene Andrews (Maxene) · LaVerne Andrews (LaVerne) · Patty Andrews (Patty) · Shemp Howard (Dizzy) · Dick Foran (CPO 'Dynamite' Dugan) · Billy Lenhart (Butch) · Kenneth Brown (Buddy) · William B. Davidson (Capt. Richards) · Jack Mulhall (Lt. Scott) · Douglas Wood (Admiral) · Steve Condos (Tap-dancing sailor) · Nick Condos (Tap-dancing sailor) · Blanche Payson (Battleaxe wife at radio station) · Lorin Raker (Husband of battleaxe) · Flower Parry (Radio audience member) · Estelle Etterre (Well-dressed woman) · Sandra Morgan (Well-dressed woman) · Edna Hall (Fat woman) · Claire Whitney (Mother) · Doris Herbert (Mother) · Gary Breckner (Radio announcer) · Gayle Mellott (Girl throwing kiss) · Brick Sullivan (Cop at stage door) · Ralph Dunn (Pete, traffic cop) · Chuck Morrison (Dump truck driver) · Carole Costello (Baby in stroller) · Robert Emmett Keane (Mr. Travers) · Regis Parton (Sentry) · Pat Gleason (Sentry) · Barry Hays (Sentry) · Edward Fielding (Commander) · Joseph La Cava (Joe) · Lee Kass (Dancehall bandleader) · Don Terry (Reef, dancehall manager) · Sunnie O'Dea (Dancer) · Richard Alexander (Dancehall bully) · Eddie Dunn (Dancehall ticket taker) · Mickey Simpson (Dancehall brawler) · Ken Terrell (Dancehall brawler) · Harry Strang (Chief commisary steward) · Harold Daniels (Chief commisary secretary) · Frank Penny (Bos'n mate) · Eddie Hall (Shirtless sailor) · Charles Sullivan (Sailor) · Phil Warren (Sailor) · Bobby Barber (Sailor) · Jack Roper (Sailor) · Frankie Van (Sailor) · Joe Bautista (Captain's mess boy) · Thurston Hall (Senator) · Hooper Atchley (Senate committee member) · J. Anthony Hughes (Lt. Martin) · Ralph T. Brooks (Dancing officer) · Jim Farley (Policeman) · Charles Sherlock (Marine) · Lyle Latell (Marine sentry) · Patsy O'Byrne (Old maid) · Lois Austin (Secretary) · Virginia Engels (Office secretary) · Richard Crane (Office boy)

Production Crew: Arthur Lubin (Director) · Alex Gottlieb (Producer) · Arthur T. Horman (Story and Screenplay) · John Grant (Screenplay) · Joseph Valentine (Director of Photography) · Philip Cahn (Film Editor) · Jack Otterson (Art Director) · Harold MacArthur (Associate Art Director) · Russell A. Gausman (Set Decoration) · Bernard B. Brown (Recording Director) · Charles Carroll (Sound Technician) · Charles Previn (Musical Director) · Ted Cain (Music Supervisor) · Vic Schoen (Music Arranger) · Frank Skinner (Original Music) · Sonny Burke (Original Music) · Gene de Paul (Lyrics) · Hugh Prince (Lyrics) · Don Raye (Lyrics) · Nick Castle (Choreographer) · Phil Karlson (Assistant Director) · John P. Fulton (Visual Effects) · Vera West (Gowns) · Joan Hathaway (Dialogue Director) · H. E. Harris (Military Advisor)

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Moe, Larry and Curly are three restaurant owners who want to make money faster through horse racing. They get suckered into buying a broken down nag named Thunderbolt, but fortunately the Stooges have a secret weapon: hot pepperinos!

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