The Three Stooges Online Filmography
"I starve easy." "Yeah, you're nuthin' but skin 'n bones... with 7 layers of fat." - Curly Joe & Moe (NEW 3 STOOGES, THE, 1965)

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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Shemp Howard (Solo)
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The bane of Andy's existence is his freeloading brother-in-law Gus (Shemp Howard). After Gus crashes Andy's car into a police car, and instigates Mr. Livingstone (Bud Jamison) to fire Andy from his job at the music store, there is only one thing for Mr. Clyde to do... allow his wife to talk him into taking Gus with them on a camping trip. Gus' loud mouth antagonizes a policeman and a park ranger, and his antics with an axe, a loaded gun, and a noosed rope leave Andy on the receiving end of one disaster after another.

Del Lord's direction throws sight gags one after another, in quick fashion. The comedy may not be original, but the laughs are consistently generated. As non-Three Stooges Columbia short subjects go... this is one of the best.

Cast Members: Andy Clyde (Andy) · Shemp Howard (Gus) · Esther Howard (Mrs. Clyde) · Bruce Bennett (Park ranger) · Bud Jamison (Mr. Livingstone) · Jack 'Tiny' Lipson (Motorcycle cop) · Al Thompson (Piano player) · Mariska Aldrich (Singing customer)

Production Crew: Del Lord (Director) · Hugh McCollum (Producer) · Del Lord (Producer) · Harry Edwards (Story and Screenplay) · Elwood Ullman (Screenplay) · Henry Freulich (Director of Photography) · Arthur Seid (Film Editor)

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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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