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Monday, June 25, 2018

Most Messed-Up Three Stooges Comedy Ever? ("Cuckoo On a Choo Choo", 1953) (video)

"Cuckoo On a Choo Choo" takes place entirely in a stolen railroad car. 

It pokes fun at both "On the Waterfront" and "Harvey."  [NOTE: Instead of "On the Waterfront", I really meant "A Streetcar Named Desire."]

Larry does a bad Brando imitation.  Moe plays a spurned suitor. Shemp is a drunk who sees a giant canary.

Larry and two sisters are trying to marry Shemp off to the older sister (Victoria Horne) so that Larry can marry the younger one (Patricia Wright).

That's as close as it gets to having a plot.

Many fans would consider "Cuckoo On a Choo Choo" to be the Three Stooges' nuttiest and/or most nonsensical comedy short.

Others have chosen it as the Stooges' worst comedy ever.

At any rate, it was one of Larry's favorites.

I neither own nor claim any rights to this material.  Just having some fun with it.  Thanks for watching!


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