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Pardon My Clutch (1948)

Approved | | Comedy, Short | 26 February 1948 (USA)
The stooge's friend Claude sells them his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp, who is sick with a toothache, camping. The car won't work and the boys are apparently out a bundle, when... See full summary »

Director:

Edward Bernds

Writer:

Clyde Bruckman (story & screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Matt McHugh Matt McHugh ... Claude A. Quacker
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Storyline

The stooge's friend Claude sells them his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp, who is sick with a toothache, camping. The car won't work and the boys are apparently out a bundle, when a car collector happens on the scene and offers to buy it at a premium. Claude backs out on the deal and gives the stooges their money back, only to discover the "collector" is an escaped lunatic. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Short

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Trivia

The car Claude sells to the Stooges is a 1912 Winton Six. See more »

Goofs

When Larry and Shemp set up the tire jack, the jack is right next to the wheel and the extension is vertical. When Moe brings round the spare tire, the tire jack is further away from the wheel and the extension is at an angle. See more »

Quotes

Claude Finkle: It can be caused by excessive use of the grey matter of the brain.
Moe: Aw, must be something else.
Shemp: Sure, can't be that.
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Connections

Edited into Wham-Bam-Slam! (1955) See more »

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Good one!
29 June 2005 | 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!

One of My favorite Stooges shorts with Shemp none other than Parden My Clutch! All appearing in this short are Emil Sitka, Stanley Blystone, George Lloyd, Alyn Lockwood, Wanda Perry, Doris Revier! There are so many funny parts here. This is a very hilarious short. There is another similar Three Stooges short like this one called Wam Bam Slam and I recommend both!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1948 (USA) See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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