For decades, these men broke ground in the art of the eye-poke and the face-slap, becoming arguably the most beloved and enduring comedy team of all time. Now, the Important Cinema Club Bargain Bin Classics series is pleased to bring you the ultimate public-domain Stooge experience: four classic shorts (Disorder in the Court, Malice in the Palace, Sing a Song of Six Pants, Brideless Groom), an unsold TV pilot (Jerks of All Trades), and a slew of rib-tickling ephemera spanning 40 years. Rediscover Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp, and even Curly-Joe in the same dupey, scratchy prints you first came to love on cheap DVDs and local television. Gloriously unrestored and packed with loving extras. Only a knucklehead would pass up this limited-edition Stooge extravaganza!
- A feature-length audio commentary track by The Important Cinema Club's Justin Decloux and Will Sloan
- FEATURETTE: “Why We Love the Three Stooges”
- The Three Stooges Public Domain Extravaganza!
- Hollywood On Parade (1933) – See a young Curly, Larry, and Moe get smacked around by their old vaudeville boss Ted Healy in this all-star oddity featuring Ben Turpin, Jimmy Durante and Rudy Vallee!
- Knife of the Party (1934) - Shemp leading his own team of Stooges? It happened!
- Camel Comedy Caravan (1950) - Moe, Larry and Shemp are CBS network executives in this live variety show hosted by Ed Wynn!
- Three Stooges Color Craziness (1965) – An elderly Moe, Larry, and Curly-Joe dust off their old routines in 50 grueling minutes of comedy sketches!
- Three Stooges Trailer Reel!
- FULL-LENGTH BONUS FILM: Moe, Larry, and an ailing Curly team up with director Phil Karlson (The Phenix City Story) and writer Nicholas Ray (Johnny Guitar) in the Monogram Pictures musical Swing Parade of 1946!
- Liner notes by Will Sloan
ABOUT THE TRANSFERS
The Important Cinema Club Bargain-Bin Classics series is dedicated to preserving and celebrating classic cinema the way it was meant to be seen: in the bad, dupey prints that were prevalent in VHS and DVD bargain-bins in the early 2000s. The producers of this edition scoured out-of-print bargain-basement DVDs dating from the early 2000s to find just the right transfers: clear enough to be legible, but damaged enough to look like a local TV broadcast from the ‘60s.