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The Three Stooges Journal - Issue No. 58

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SUMMER 1991   -   Editor: Gary Lassin

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Ted Healy II to Make First Public Appearance at 1991 Convention
by Gary Lassin and Frank Reighter
Page(s): 1
July 19 - 21 Convention will feature Suzanne Kaaren and Ted Healy II as guests; event details

Lost Stooges TV Commercials Discovered
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 1
1960s Three Stooges commercials for Aqua-Net Hairspray discovered (see pg. 14)

Candid Photo
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 2
"Moe, Larry and Joe DeRita return from a shopping trip in a previously unpublished candid shot"

From the Mailbag
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3 - 4
  • Miscellaneous Stooges sightings by fans
  • Joan Howard Maurer was a contestant on TO TELL THE TRUTH on April 30 (photo); Curly's daughter Jane may appear on a later episode
  • Local TV station Stooge news
  • AMC recently screened several Shemp solo feature films
  • TNT recently ran the Stooges' MGM shorts with Ted Healy, and several Shemp solo Vitaphone shorts
  • Columbia gag writer Maury Grashin died February 8
  • Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle ran "Stooges, a Wacky Love Affair" featuring fan David Carter
  • Jacksonville State Univ., and Kansas City's Granada Theater, recently screened Stooges film festivals
  • The Paper, an upstate NY newspaper, ran an article on the Horwitz family farm in Chatham
  • WLLH-AM Lowell MA featured "Three Stooges Day" during a morning drive time in May, phone interviewing Larry's sister Lyla Budnick, Convention organizer Frank Reighter, and Fan Club President Gary Lassin
  • WBAL-AM Baltimore had a "Fan Club Night" interviewing fan club presidents, including Gary Lassin

Three Stooges Crossword 2
by Ken Williams
Page(s): 5
Original crossword puzzle

Search For, The... Gino Corrado
by Bill Cappello
Page(s): 6 - 8
Personal and career tribute to supporting player Gino Corrado

Censorship of the Stooges: A Continuing Problem
by Richard J. Kunkel
Page(s): 9 - 10, 15 - 16
Discussion of editing, and censorship, in local TV presentations of The Three Stooges short subjects

Stooge Trivia Contest
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 11
Trivia questions

1991 Convention Schedule
by Gary Lassin and Frank Reighter
Page(s): 12 - 13
Complete details and itinerary of the 1991 Three Stooges Convention, July 19 - 21, Trevose PA

Lost Stooge Commercials Discovered
by Paul E. Gierucki
Page(s): 14
The Three Stooges filmed three 60-second commercials for Aqua-Net Hairspray in the early 1960s; transcription of one commercial recently uncovered on 16mm

Stooge Family Photos
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 17
  • "Moe Howard with his wife's sister, Clarice Selden and her husband, late 1930s"
  • "Dr. Eddie Goursin, Ruth Brand, Judge Edward Brand, Shemp's wife Babe and Shemp celebrate the wedding of Shemp's son Mort at the family's Placida Ave. [Toluca Lake] home, early 1950s"

Penn Jillette Talks Stooges
by Paul Fericano
Page(s): 18 - 19
Interview with Three Stooges fan Penn Jillette, comedian, musician and 1/2 of Penn & Teller

Shemp Howard Vitaphone Shorts
by Richard Finegan
Page(s): 20, cont. on 22
Discussion and review of the Shemp (solo) Vitaphone short subjects, recently presented on cable's TNT

For Collectors Only
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 21
  • Updated edition of The Three Stooges Scrapbook, with updated information, including Joe Besser's 1988 death
  • Prints of the Al Hirschfeld Three Stooges etching, The Hidden Ball Trick, still available from George Goodstadt Inc.
  • GoodTimes Vol. 3 of Stooge shorts with Shemp released with a packaging error, i.e., the wrong shorts
  • Newly licensed merchandise includes t-shirts, finger puppets, dolls, PVC figurines, mugs, keychains, pencil toppers, poster, Columbia logo rubber stamp and 1992 calendar

Bulletin Board
Page(s): 22 - 23
Fan classified advertisements

Three Little Words Women Hate, The
by Dave Bakke
Page(s): 24
Source: The State Journal Register
"Why do men think The Three Stooges are funny, and women think they're merely stupid?"

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