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Hula-La-La (1951)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Short | 1 November 1951 (USA)
The stooges are dance instructors sent by a movie company to a tropical island to teach the natives how to dance so they can appear in a movie. The boys run into trouble with the local ... See full summary »

Director:

Hugh McCollum

Writer:

Edward Bernds
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Jean Willes ... Luana
Kenneth MacDonald ... Varanu, Witch Doctor
Emil Sitka ... Mr. Baines
Joy Windsor Joy Windsor ... Kiwana
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The stooges are dance instructors sent by a movie company to a tropical island to teach the natives how to dance so they can appear in a movie. The boys run into trouble with the local witch doctor who wants to add their heads to his collection. The stooges defeat the witch doctor with hand grenades they swipe from a multi-armed idol, and get on with the dancing lessons. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Short

Certificate:

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Trivia

This was the only Stooge short directed by producer Hugh McCollum. See more »

Quotes

Moe: You know, for an imbecile, you've got some brains.
Larry: Thanks. Are they showing?
[Moe slaps Larry's head]
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Soundtracks

Lu-Lu
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Composed by Ross DiMaggio and Nico Grigor
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One of the "top" Shemp films w/ several hilarious scenes!
1 September 1999 | by frankfanSee all my reviews

This particular Shemp film is one of my favorites. One of the funniest scenes is when Shemp is hiding under a bed and trying to keep quiet while a baby alligator crawls up his leg. The timing is great throughout and the old stooge chemistry is there. At a point when the Stooges quality had begun to fade, this episode captures the old magic. Check it out!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1951 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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