Unfortunately, this short has a lot of energy and nice settings but very, very few laughs. Fields, who himself took over; however, Bruckman received the onscreen credit due to directors' guild regulations. Its a funny short because everytime Curly sees a mouse he beats people up and the only way to calm him down is to feed him cheese, also the part where there dancing is funny. The finale is in particular a big kick, when Curly gets caught up in a Decker's jacket and starts spinning in circles, trailing Decker with him. The boys get into several scrapes in the process, but fortunately Curly goes insane whenever he sees a mouse, and only a mouthful of cheese will settle him down. Naturally, they agree to help her and hilarity follows. Curly goes crazy every time he sees a tassel, and only rubbing it on his chin will calm him down.
Here's another hilarious entry in the series that manages to be very funny even if the best joke of Curley turning mad fighter is borrowed from Punch Drunks. In this one, they are detectives sent to retrieve an I. Site contents © 1997-2019, ThreeStooges. Curly goes insane whenever he sees a mouse, and only a mouthful of cheese will settle him down. The Stooges are hired by the Detective Hadyn Zeke to go out West and help his client, Nell Higginbottom regain the I. The officer who was chasing them is out cold and struck with a piece of clay, but later is shown getting his toupee knocked off his head from a thrown piece as he is throwing clay. This situation happens several times in this short, usually when the boys find themselves in a tense situation with Double Deal Decker.
This is another wonderful Three Stooges short, despite the meaningless title. Can't them blame; that's the appropriate title to this very funny Three Stooges film. For more information please visit:. He only stops when the boys stuff a certain kind of cheese down his mouth. Horses' Collars is a really good short, and one worth watching more than once. We make such material available in an effort to advance awareness and understanding of the issues involved. As the Stooges walk through the studio, there are spots on the wall made from clay.
While that's basically it for the plot, there are also many classic scenes of Curley as his name was spelled at the time going berserk whenever a mouse appears and Moe and Larry have to provide him with certain kinds of cheese in order to calm him down. What I'm reviewing here is the fifth in The Three Stooges' short film series they made for Columbia Pictures. Whenever Curly sees a mouse he goes crazy, and the only way to calm him is to feed him cheese. They tended to be funnier and far fresher than their films they made starting in the late 40s--when remaking and even remaking their remakes became the norm. Additionally, while his humor sure ain't sophisticated, the early films feature Curly--who was a heck of a lot funnier than his later replacements.
It begins with the trio begin hired as detectives and they are sent out west on a case. Perhaps there was a forgotten line or the cameraman forgot to stop the filming. Then a minute later when Zeke comes back to, he has a black eye, but Curly didn't even hit him in the eye. As another thug tries to beat up the Stooge in the process, the Stooge punches the thug, then spins around as the thug tries to punch him, causing the thug to accidentally punch the other thug caught in the coat. I also loved the scene involving shooting coins down not to mention the comic dancing in between.
There's plenty of nice action including a great sequence where Curley fights two men and another sequence on the dance floor where the boys try to pick pockets. Even small donations are appreciated for site maintenance and further development. Now available on Columbia's 2-disc collection, which features over 20 shorts. While I am not a huge fan of the Three Stooges, I do appreciate their early films with Columbia. I'm not all that big a fan of westerns, but the Stooges will get me to watch anything. It wouldn't be too long before director Del Lord would step in and help to refine the screen characters of Moe, Larry, and Curly, thus creating one great Stooge comedy after another. A careful viewing of the clay fight can see some places where the two clay battles were filmed and edited to make one battle.
Curly has some great lines in here and is almost the entire show. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission directly from the copyright owner. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. This goes on an on until the two thugs are eventually knocked out. That's surprising, considering that this film is a Western and that Curly is the most beloved of all six Stooges. Not a great short but Horses' Collars should provide plenty of fun for die-hard Stooges fans. In accordance with Title 17 U.
. Differences include: The female model is standing in the foreground close to the screen at the beginning, but when she's hit with clay she's standing in front of the windows. It was listed as unused or edited. She's brunette throughout the whole short but at the ending her hair is blonde. One of my all-time favorite Stooge comedies. Whenever he sees a mouse, he goes berserk and punches out everyone in sight.
Why does Curley go crazy whenever he spots a mouse? He has some great put-downs here, but gets away with them. As funny as those scenes are, it's his comments that really made me laugh in here. There they meet a nice young lady who is about to lose her ranch unless the boys can help her. Considering it's big laugh-getter is Curly's reaction when he smells cheese, you know it's not a funny film. It's a good thing whenever that happens though because plenty of deserving punches happen to the bad guys that provides many of the genuine laughs here.
Worth seeing if you are a big fan and the worst of their earlier efforts for Columbia. . . . . . .