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The Three Stooges Journal - Issue No. 144

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WINTER 2012   -   Editor: Gary Lassin

Cover Image
Larry Fine in a publicity shot from SOUP TO NUTS (1930)
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Obituaries
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 2

Phyllis Reighter


Message From the President
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 2

Brief tribute to Phyllis Reighter


News Flashes...
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3
  • Warner Archive releases The Vitaphone Comedy Collection Volume One:  Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle / Shemp Howard (1932 - 1934), with fifteen of Shemp Howard's short subjects produced at Vitahone
  • January 11, 2013 film festival in Philadelphia, "The Three Stooges" Hollywood Filming Locations," programmed to promote the book of the same name; author Jim Pauley will offer a presentation, followed by book signing and Q&A
  • July 2013, Moe Howard's 1977 autobiography will be republished by Chicago Review Press, under its originally intended title I Stooged to Conquer; no content revisions are anticipated

Plans Announced For 2013 Fan Club Meeting
by Frank Reighter and Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3

Preliminary plans and itinerary for the May 4 - 5, 2013 Fan Club Meeting in Ft. Washington PA


Candid Photo
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3

Joe Besser, Paulette Goddard and Milton Berle look over the script for one of Berle's radio programs, late 1940s


Shemp Howard Vitaphone Shorts Released on DVD
by Richard Finegan
Page(s): 4, 16

Detailed overview of Warner Archive's collection of Shemp Howard short subjects, The Vitaphone Comedy Collection Volume One:  Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle / Shemp Howard (1932 - 1934)


Three Stooges Locations Then & Now: SO LONG, MR. CHUMPS
by Jim Pauley
Page(s): 5

Columbia Studios Ranch location in Burbank CA, used in the filming of SO LONG, MR. CHUMPS (1941) identified, with photos then and today


Everything You Always Wanted to Know About The Three Stooges on Tour: 1945
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 6 - 7

Covering January and September - November 1945, with personal appearances in San Francisco, New Orleans, Hartford CT, Philadelphia, New York City and San Francisco, plus a solo gig by Moe in San Pedro CA; the impact of Curly's illness on the act is discussed, as well as Shemp's early substitution for his brother in New Orleans


Three Stooges Supporting Players, The: Mini-Biographical Profiles
by Journal Staff
Page(s): 6 - 8

Tony Chavez, George Chesebro, Sally Cleaves, Edmund Cobb, Frank Coleman, Irene Coleman, Chick Collins


Visit With Ed Bernds, A (Part 1 of 3)
by Brent Seguine & James Scott
Page(s): 11 - 13

Transcription of the authors' visit and conversation with Three Stooges director & sound engineer Edward Bernds; part 1's topics cover the late 1920s thru his earliest directing credits of 1945 - 1946


DVD Review: DON'T WORRY, WE'LL THINK OF A TITLE
by Richard Kunkel
Page(s): 14

Review of MGM/UA's recent MOD-DVD release of DON'T WORRY WE'LL THINK OF A TITLE (1966), featuring Moe Howard in a guest appearance; Moe's scene is discussed in detail


Bulletin Board
Page(s): 15

Fan classified advertisements


Stooge Trivia
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 15

Trivia Q&A


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