Three Stooges Fun-O-Rama

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Three Stooges Fun-O-Rama

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Theatrical poster
Directed by Jules White
Produced by Jules White
Starring Moe Howard
Larry Fine
Joe Besser
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • September 1, 1959 (1959-09-01)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Three Stooges Fun-O-Rama is a 1959 feature-length Three Stooges compilation of several 1957-1959 Three Stooges shorts starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Joe Besser. Ten of the sixteen shorts with Besser are offered in this compilation program, including:

Moe Howard American actor and comedian

Moses Harry Horwitz, known professionally as Moe Howard, was an American actor and comedian, best known as the leader of the Three Stooges, the farce comedy team who starred in motion pictures and television for four decades. That group originally started out as Ted Healy and His Stooges, an act that toured the vaudeville circuit. Moe's distinctive hairstyle came about when he was a boy and cut off his curls with a pair of scissors, producing a ragged shape approximating a bowl cut.

Larry Fine American actor, comedian, in The Three Stooges

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Joe Besser American actor

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Rusty Romeos is the 181st short film released by Columbia Pictures in 1957 starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges. The comedians released 190 short films for the studio between 1934 and 1959.

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Notes

Each theater created its own program, selecting four to six shorts.


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