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Husbands Beware (1956)

Passed | | Comedy, Short | 5 January 1956 (USA)
To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of... See full summary »

Director:

Jules White

Writers:

Felix Adler (screenplay), Clyde Bruckman (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shemp Howard ... Prof. Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Maxine Gates Maxine Gates ... Flora - Moe's Wife
Lu Leonard Lu Leonard ... Dora - Larry's Wife (as Lou Leonard)
Dee Green Dee Green ... Miss Fanny Dinkelmeyer (archive footage)
Christine McIntyre ... Lulu Hopkins (archive footage)
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To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of time. When the rest of the prospective brides hear about the inheritance, they show up at the ceremony and a free for all ensues. Shemp marries his student before the deadline, and then finds out that there is no inheritance. Moe and Larry have tricked him into marriage as revenge for their marrying his shrewish sisters. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Wildest and wackiest battle of the sexes yet! (One-sheet poster).

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Comedy | Short

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Did You Know?

Trivia

First Three Stooges film released after the death of Shemp Howard. See more »

Goofs

Moe takes a can labeled "salad oil" from the cupboard; in an insert shot the label says "turpentine." See more »

Connections

Remake of Seven Chances (1925) See more »

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Good one with Shemp!
30 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 is none other than Husbands Beware! All appearing in this short are the beautiful Christine McIntyre, Dee Green, Doris Houck, Alyn Lockwood, Johnny Kascier, Nancy Saunders, Lu Leonard, Maxine Gates, and Emil Sitka. Green and McIntyre provide great performances here! There are so many funny parts here. This is a very hilarious short. There is another similar Three Stooges short like this one called Brideless Groom and I recommend both!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eat, Drink and Be Married See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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