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The Three Stooges Journal - Issue No. 88

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WINTER 1998   -   Editor: Gary Lassin

Cover Image
Joe DeRita, late 1950s publicity shot

News Flashes...
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3
  • Three Stooges lottery tickets are now available in Maryland
  • Emil Sitka website, by his son Saxon Sitka, can be visited on the net at www.emilsitka.com
  • Three Stooges beer is now available in some states outside the New England area
  • A Fan Club Meeting is on track for May 1 - 2, 1999; schedule of events and itinerary
  • Newspaper survey reports that more teenagers can name the Three Stooges, than the three branches of Federal government
  • Edward Bernds' autobiography, Mr. Bernds Goes to Hollywood, to be published soon

Stooge Trivia
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 3
Trivia questions

Letters to the Editor
by Scott Reboul
Page(s): 4, cont. on 14
Remembrances of attending THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW in 1973 to see Moe, and meeting him in person

Name Those Tunes... More Stooges Film Music Identified
by Richard Finegan
Page(s): 5
Identification, analysis and credits for music featured in the Stooges' shorts of 1935

Three Stooges vs. The Marx Brothers, The
by Dan Troxel
Page(s): 6
Similarities and differences between these two great comedy teams

Sailor Meets the Stooges, A
by Terrance Latchford
Page(s): 7
John Stegmoyer meets the Stooges in 1945 while on shore leave in San Francisco

Whatever Happened to... Lindsay, Laverne & Betty
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 8 - 9
The Stooges' costars from GENTS WITHOUT CENTS (1944) contact the Fan Club with news of their lives and activities

Meaning of Larry, The
by B. R.
Page(s): 9, cont. on 14
A "philosophical" look at Larry's role as a Stooge

Three Stooges Supporting Players: Mini-Biographical Profiles, The
by Ed Shifres
Page(s): 10 - 12
Arthur Houseman, Esther Howard, Joan Howard-Maurer, Virginia Hunter, "H" minor players

For Collectors Only
by Gary Lassin
Page(s): 13
  • Ed Bernds' autobiography Mr. Bernds Goes to Hollywood will be published soon by Scarecrow Press, covering his life and career up to 1945
  • Scarecrow Press also publishes a biography of Charley Chase, Smile When the Raindrops Fall
  • Mousie Garner's autobiography Recollections of a Vaudeville Stooge will be published by McFarland Press
  • Robert Kurson's The Official Three Stooges Cookbook is now available from Contemporary Press
  • New home videos include the Shemp solo THE FLAME OF NEW ORLEANS (1941) from Universal, and THE THREE STOOGES FAMILY ALBUM (1998) from Anchor Bay
  • Three Stooges beer distributor Panther Brewing Co. offering related poster, standee, t-shirt and coaster collectibles
  • New C3-licensed merchandise includes a lunch box, plush doll heads, divot repair tool, playing cards and cigar holders

Bulletin Board
Page(s): 15
Fan classified advertisements

Leave the Stooges Alone, Censor the Politicians
by Joseph Lampert
Page(s): 16
Source: The Times Leader (Martins Ferry OH)
V-chips can block the Stooges from TV screens, but children can be subjected to our politicians?

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