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The Three Stooges Journal - Issue No. 71

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FALL 1994   -   Editor: Gary Lassin

Cover Image
Curly Howard, IDLE ROOMERS (1944) publicity shot
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News Flashes...
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3
  • Dr. Don Morlan's article on Stooges lifting Depression morale (pp. 10 - 11) featured in magazine and newspaper discussions, including New York Times' Sunday "Week in Review"
  • Testimony begins in the Fine & DeRita vs. Norman Maurer Prod. lawsuit over merchandising rights; new Stooge products on hold pending an outcome
  • TBS removes the Stooges from the daily early morning schedule
  • Memorial marker for Joe DeRita's grave has been donated by Steve Cox, Tom and Jeff Forrester, Joe Wallison, and Mickey Carroll; Mr. Carroll, a WIZARD OF OZ munchkin owns a monument engraving business in St. Louis

Stooge Trivia
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3
Trivia questions

Ted Healy and "Bloody Mary"
by Jim Shemansky
Page(s): 4
The origins of the "Bloody Mary" cocktail and its connection to Ted Healy

Hymn to Shemp
by Mark Pestana
Page(s): 4

Three Stooges Re-Issued Shorts
by Richard Finegan
Page(s): 5
From 1959 to 1968, Columbia re-issued a number of the Stooges Columbia shorts as part of their theatrical pacakages; a breakdown of the re-issued shorts and re-release dates

Good Time Had By All? Soitenly!
by Jerry Zezima
Page(s): 6 - 7, cont. on 14
Recollections and review of the 1994 Three Stooges convention in Trevose PA; photos featuring guests Dani Sue Nolan, Paul Howard, Mousie Garner and Jane Hanky courtesy Mike Maldonado

Three Stooges Supporting Players: Mini-Biographical Profiles, The
by Ed Shifres
Page(s): 8 - 9, cont. on 14
"B" minor players

Pie in the Face, A, Part 2
by Don B. Morlan
Page(s): 10 - 11
"The Three Stooges' Anti-Aristocracy Theme in Depression-Era American Film"
The use of pie fights in the Stooges episodes, analyzed in social context of the 1930s Depression era

Index to Major Journal Articles: Issues 39 - 70
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 12
Index of Three Stooges Journal articles from issues 39 - 70

For Collectors Only
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 13
  • Franklin Mint releases 2nd and 3rd plates in the collectors series
  • CD-ROM with the four public domain episodes released by Chestnut Brand
  • Newly licensed merchandise debuting at the '94 Convention includes bobbing head dolls, phone calling card, and 1995 calendar
  • Also at the Convention, the MGM Grand Hotel previewed a line of merchandise to be sold in conjuncton with hotel's live Stooges stage show

Bulletin Board
Page(s): 14 - 15
Fan classified advertisements

Can the Franklin Mint Turn Stooges Into Art?
by Barry Caine
Page(s): 16
Source: The Oakland Tribune
Discussion of the Franklin Mint's release of Three Stooges collectible plates.

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