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THE THREE STOOGES IN COLOR (1938)




Many thanks to my old friend Alan Nahigian for hipping me to the fascinating clip posted below. It's the Three Stooges in a semi-home movie shot in Atlantic City in 1938--and in color! The film appears to be a 'cut-in-the-camera' home movie made by George Mann, one half of a dance act that was part of the tour that the Stooges were then making of East Coast theaters. (It was not uncommon for comedians to appear live in movie theaters that were playing their movies--kind of like being their own opening act). In any event, seeing Curley in color is certainly worth two minutes of your time, no? And if you're wondering what the hell this has to do with "Rob The Mob" the answer is: absolutely nothing. Dig:






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