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Some More of Samoa (1941)

The stooges are tree surgeons who are enlisted by a rich old man to find a mate for his rare puckerless persimmon tree. The boys sail to the tropical island of Rhum-Boogie to find the tree.... See full summary »

Director:

Del Lord

Writers:

Harry Edwards (story and screenplay), Elwood Ullman (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
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Storyline

The stooges are tree surgeons who are enlisted by a rich old man to find a mate for his rare puckerless persimmon tree. The boys sail to the tropical island of Rhum-Boogie to find the tree. When they arrive they are captured by the natives and will be eaten unless Curly marries the Chief's ugly daughter. The stooges escape with the tree and, after a confrontation with an alligator, sail off with their prize. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Gales of laughter in the South Seas! (One-sheet poster).

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 1941 (USA) See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In this short, Curly tries to pack a land line phone into a suitcase. When asked why he replies "in case we get a call while we're gone." To which Moe calls him an imbecile. This scene foreshadows the concept of a cell phone, approximately 30 years before the first one was made by Motorola in 1973. See more »

Goofs

When Curly escapes the jungle native that was preparing him for a feast (Roast Stooge), the flour on his animal skin top disappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Larry: I lost the end of my shoe!
Moe: The end of a shoe ain't important!
Larry: Well this one is! I think it had my toes in it!
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One of the greatest Three Stooges shorts!
28 July 2004 | by Movie NuttballSee all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is a very funny Three Stooges short. The doctor scenes are very funny. Symona Boniface acted very good. Mary Ainslee and John Tyrrell were very good! All of the Samoa scenes were extremely funny especially the guard who guarded the plant. The King, The King's Sister, and Kingfisher are three hilarious characters in My opinion! This is a great one and strongly recommend it!


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