The Three Stooges Online Filmography
"I'll lead the way. Go ahead!" - Moe (DIZZY DETECTIVES, 1943)

Welcome! is the home of The Three Stooges Online Filmography, a complete film history of the funniest guys that ever appeared in motion pictures!

The Three Stooges have been cracking up millions with their antics for 84 years. From their start in films with Ted Healy in the early 1930's, through their glory days with Columbia, to their own feature films in the 1960's - the Stooges film career spanned over forty years, and they're still just as popular today! We have every film appearance the Three Stooges - all six of them! - ever made, including their solo appearances.

There are 850 short subjects, feature films and other media that had one or more of the Stooges appearing in the cast. Here is a breakdown of the filmography, by "Stooge Team":

The Three Stooges Online Filmography

Stooge Team Dates Shorts Films Other TV Total
Ted Healy and His Stooges (THS) 1930 - 1934 6 10 4 0 20
Moe, Larry and Curly (MLC) 1934 - 1947 97 9 14 0 120
Moe, Larry and Shemp (MLS) 1947 - 1956 77 3 1 14 95
Moe, Larry and Joe (MLJ) 1957 - 1959 16 1 0 0 17
The Columbia Shorts (Total): 1934-1959 190  
Moe, Larry and Curly Joe (MLD) 1959 - 1970 2 8 44 30 84
Moe Howard (Solo) (SMH) 1933 - 1973 3 4 1 8 16
Curly Howard (Solo) (SCH) 1934 1 0 0 0 1
Shemp Howard (Solo) (SSH) 1933 - 1949 54 48 1 0 103
Ted Healy and Larry Fine (Solo) (STH_SLF) 1933 0 1 0 0 1
Joe Besser (Solo) (SJB) 1938 - 1976 13 28 0 278 319
Joe DeRita (Solo) (SJD) 1943 - 1958 4 8 0 5 17
Ted Healy (Solo) (STH) 1926 - 1938 5 25 2 0 32
Moe Howard and Curly Howard (Solo) (SMH_SCH) 1933 - 1934 1 1 0 0 2
Shemp Howard and Joe Besser (Solo) (SSH_SJB) 1949 0 1 0 0 1
Larry Fine (Solo) (SLF) 1973 - 1974 0 0 0 5 5
Miscellaneous Appearances (MISC) Any 1 4 8 3 16
Ted Healy and Curly Howard (Solo) (STH_SCH) 1934 0 1 0 0 1
Totals: 280 152 75 343 850

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Moe, Larry and Shemp
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The Stooges are secret agents, their mission is to protect Professor Sneed from kidnapping by foreign agents after his rocket fuel formula. They disguise as carpet layers and go to Sneed's house, but Larry is mistaken for Professor Sneed and kidnapped along with Moe and Shemp. They pretend that Larry is Prof. Sneed, and accidentally succeed in making a rocket fuel. But just as they're about to be freed, the real professor shows up and the Stooges are confined to a room, the Professor and his daughter locked in a dungeon, and all sentenced to death.

A remake, with stock footage, of FUELIN' AROUND (1949). Joe Palma doubles for Shemp in new footage.

Cast Members: Shemp Howard (Shemp) · Larry Fine (Larry) · Moe Howard (Moe) · Joe Palma (Fake Shemp) · Gene Roth (Anemian official) · Phil Van Zandt (Capt. Rork) · Suzanne Ridgeway (Woman in hallway) · Connie Cezan (Uranian officer) · Evelyn Lovequist (Uranian officer) · Andre Pola (Col. Cluttz) · Harold Brauer (Leon) · Emil Sitka (Professor Snead) · Christine McIntyre (Hazel Snead) · Vernon Dent (General) · Jock Mahoney (Cell guard) · Blackie Whiteford (Anemian soldier)

Production Crew: Jules White (Producer) · Hugh McCollum (Producer, stock footage) · Edward Bernds (Director, stock footage) · Jules White (Director) · Elwood Ullman (Story) · Elwood Ullman (Screenplay, stock footage) · Felix Adler (Screenplay) · Irving Lippman (Photography) · Vincent Farrar (Dir. of Photography, stock footage) · Harold White (Film Editor) · Henry Batista (Film Editor, stock footage) · Ross Bellah (Art Director) · Robert Peterson (Art Director, stock footage) · Willard Sheldon (Assistant Director)

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The Stooges are tailors in the Navy, and when they can't get a pass they steal some officers' uniforms. Curly is mistaken for Admiral Taylor, and the Stooges go to a party where some spies try to get them to show them the Navy's new top secret submarine. When the real Admiral Taylor shows up, the Stooges pretend not to know him, and decide that they had better make themselves scarce, so they hide out in the submarine, accompanied by the spies!

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