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Blunder Boys (1955)

The stooges go to criminology school and graduate with the lowest possible honors. The boys join the police force and are assigned to track down a crook called the "Eel", who disguises ... See full summary »

Director:

Jules White

Writer:

Felix Adler (story & screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shemp Howard ... Days (as Shemp)
Larry Fine ... Tarraday (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Halliday (as Moe)
Benny Rubin ... The Eel
Angela Stevens ... Alma Matter
Kenneth MacDonald ... Capt. F.B. Eye
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Storyline

The stooges go to criminology school and graduate with the lowest possible honors. The boys join the police force and are assigned to track down a crook called the "Eel", who disguises himself as a woman. The stooges track the Eel to a hotel, but he slips through their hands after a wild chase. The stooges are booted off the force and wind up as ditch diggers. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Turkish night in a ladies bath!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuckoo Cops See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Excluding stock footage, this is long-time supporting player Al Thompson's last appearance in a Three Stooges comedy. See more »

Goofs

The scene cuts off when Moe bops Shemp and Larry on the head. Moe can still be seen talking to the camera after the scene dissolves. See more »

Quotes

Moe: I'm Halliday.
[holds up his badge]
Larry: I'm Terriday.
[holds up his badge]
Shemp: I'm St. Patricks Day!
[holds up a shamrock]
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Connections

Spoofs Dragnet (1951) See more »

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Not bad for Shemp's last completed film.
10 September 2001 | by crusefamilySee all my reviews

BLUNDER BOYS was a pretty good short considering it was Shemp's last completed film. The rest of his films were: HUSBANDS BEWARE, CREEPS, FLAGPOLE JITTERS, & FOR CRIMIN' OUT LOUD. Sadly, four of his shorts were shot with a double after he died in 1955. But BLUNDER BOYS isn't too bad for being Shemp's last completed film.

*** out of 5 stars.


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