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The Three Stooges Online Filmography
"Sorry gentlemen, I [cough-cough] haven't had a smoke in a thousand years." "Think you're old enough to smoke?" - Phil Arnold & Shemp (GHOST TALKS, THE, 1949)


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 - Tuesday, December 1,2015
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Moe, Larry and Shemp
Release Date
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Short Subject
15.9 min.
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The Stooges' 10-year engagement to their fiancees has reached the end of their future father-in-law's patience. He gives them one week to earn enough money to marry his daughters, or they'll be promised to the three plumbers down the street. So Moe, Larry & Shemp promise to keep their garage open night and day if necessary. The garage's first new customers are three gangsters, and the leader's moll, who've wrecked their car escaping from the police. Assuming that the Stooges have made a overtures to the moll, the hoods decide to 'silence' our heroes.

Filmed and released in 3-D.

Costar Diana Darrin ('Bettie') was interviewed at the 2006 Fan Club Meeting in Fort Washington PA. Her interview appears in The Three Stooges Journal # 118 (Summer 2006). Ms. Darrin was also a guest of the 1993 Three Stooges Convention in Philadelphia, see Journal # 67 (Fall 1993).

Cast Members: Shemp Howard (Shemp) · Larry Fine (Larry) · Moe Howard (Moe) · Diana Darrin (Bettie) · Angela Stevens (Hettie) · Ruth Godfrey (Nettie) · Fred Kelsey (Father) · Benny Rubin (Charles) · Barbara Bartay (Gun moll) · Phil Arnold (Shiv) · Frank Sully (Algernon) · Jules White (Radio announcer) · Blackie Whiteford (Policeman)

Production Crew: Jules White (Producer) · Jules White (Director) · Felix Adler (Story and Screenplay) · Henry Freulich (Director of Photography) · Edwin Bryant (Film Editor) · Walter Holscher (Art Director) · Milton Feldman (Assistant Director) · Mischa K. Bakaleinikoff (Music) · Howard Jackson (Music) · Raphael Penso (Music)

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The Stooges are broke and about to be evicted when Shemp's rich Uncle Phineas comes for a visit. The boys plead with their landlady, Mrs. McGruder, to let them stay, and she relents when she realizes that Uncle Phineas is her long-lost love (although the Stooges don't know that.)

Meanwhile, the Stooges have to deal with their new neighbor, an extremely jealous strongman, who discovers his wife in their apartment without her skirt on, thanks to a clumsy Shemp in the kitchen.

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