5.9/10
204
9 user 2 critic

Plane Nuts (1933)

Ted Healy and His Stooges alternate mildly risque vaudeville routines with semi-elaborate Berkeleyesque musical numbers with beautiful chorines.

Director:

Jack Cummings
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Dancing Lady (1933)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone
Short | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Ted Healy and the 3 Stooges are fired and evicted from a theatre because Ted annoys women working there. They then get jobs as waiters at a nightclub. Chaos leads to destruction of the business. At the end, Ted pursues another woman.

Director: Jack Cummings
Stars: Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard
Short | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A father tells bedtime stories to his three sons.

Director: Jack Cummings
Stars: Ted Healy, Moe Howard, Larry Fine
Comedy | Musical | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A trio of amateur film makers try to persuade a group of studio executives to exhibit their new movie.

Director: Sam Baerwitz
Stars: George Givot, Curly Howard, Bob Callahan
Woman Haters (1934)
Comedy | Musical | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The stooges join the "Women Haters" club and vow to have nothing to do with the fair sex. Larry marries a girl anyway and attempts to hide the fact from Moe and Curly as they take a train ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Gottler
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Movie Maniacs (1936)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The stooges arrive in Hollywood hoping to make it in the movie business ("There must be a couple a hundred guys in Hollywood who don't know anything about making movies, three more ain't ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The stooges are down and out. With a cop chasing them, they flee into an artists studio where they are mistaken for students. The cop continues to hunt for them and they use a variety of ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The stooges are running the local drugstore and mix up a potion that a desperate businessman decides to sell as scotch. The stooges impersonate Scotsmen at party to fool the prospective ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Men in Black (1934)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The stooges become doctors at a large hospital where they disrupt patients and staff alike.

Director: Ray McCarey
Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard
Certificate: Passed Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two war veterans help orphaned child to find her grandfather.

Directors: George Marshall, Ray McCarey, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Don Dillaway
Berth Marks (1929)
Certificate: Passed Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Big-time (so they think) vaudeville stars Stanley and Oliver take the train to Pottsville, their next booking. On board, they bumble into the wrong sleeping compartment, startling a ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis R. Foster
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Joe and Mary run a tobacco store and are just scraping by. When old friend Ted comes into the store, they renew their friendship, even though Ted is now wealthy and married to Elvira, whom ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Selwyn
Stars: Lee Tracy, Mae Clarke, Otto Kruger
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ted Healy ... Ted Healy
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Howard)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Fine)
Curly Howard ... Curly (as Howard)
Bonnie Bonnell Bonnie Bonnell ... Bonny (as Bonny)
Edit

Storyline

Ted Healy and His Stooges alternate mildly risque vaudeville routines with semi-elaborate Berkeleyesque musical numbers with beautiful chorines.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Yiddish

Release Date:

14 October 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aviation Short See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This short is one of the special features on the Warner Bros. DVD of Dancing Lady (1933). See more »

Quotes

[repeated lines]
Ted Healy: [singing] Noontime means luncheon for someone / Nighttime means sleep for the same / Daytime means brightness for someone / But to me they all mean the rain.
See more »

Connections

Edited from Flying High (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Make A Happy Landing (The Lucky Day I Land You)
(uncredited)
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Copyright 1931 by DeSylva, Brown & Henderson, Inc.
Composed for the MGM musical Flying High (1931)
Clip original from the Busby Berkeley production number from Flying High (1931)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Plane Nuts is another interesting look at Ted Healy and His Stooges during their M-G-M stay
30 December 2010 | by tavmSee all my reviews

All right, what I'm now reviewing is the fourth M-G-M short featuring Ted Healy and His Stooges (Moe, Larry, and Curly) with their usual female foil "Bonny" (Bonnie Bonnell). By the way, their third one-Hello Pop-is lost. Anyway, this is their vaudeville act transposed on film with hit-or-miss gags and punchlines but the energy is pretty infectious especially whenever Curly does some funny moves or a hilarious laugh. There's also a couple of musical numbers taken from another film that provide their own entertaining moments. Incidentally, some of the music sounds like the theme played on Leonard Maltin's "The Lost Stooges" VHS tape-of which excerpts of this short played-when that was released on the early '90s. In summary, no great shakes is Plane Nuts but this is still a very interesting look at the early careers of Howard, Fine, and Howard before their more iconic stint at the studio of the Torch Lady.,..


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed