Start Cheering (1938)

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Film star Ted Crosley, fed up with movie life, quits pictures to enroll in Midland College, much to the horror of his manager Sam Lewis and his stooge-friend Willie Gumbatz. Ted wishes to ... See full summary »

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  • Joan Perry and Charles Starrett in Start Cheering (1938)
  • Jimmy Durante and Charles R. Moore in Start Cheering (1938)
  • Jimmy Durante, Chaz Chase, Virginia Dale, Gertrude Niesen, Joan Perry, and Louis Prima in Start Cheering (1938)
  • Jimmy Durante, Walter Connolly, and Charles Starrett in Start Cheering (1938)
  • Jimmy Durante, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Johnny Green, Curly Howard, Joan Perry, Charles Starrett, and The Three Stooges in Start Cheering (1938)
  • Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Virginia Dale, Curly Howard, Joan Perry, Charles Starrett, Minerva Urecal, Raymond Walburn, and The Three Stooges in Start Cheering (1938)

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7 February 2018 | tavm
| The Three Stooges have a couple of funny moments in Start Cheering
This is another of those rare Three Stooges-here being Moe, Larry, and Curly-feature films before their starring roles in the '60s in which they appear in support of the main cast. The actual stars here being Charles Starrett-a Columbia cowboy in his only time away from a western-and Joan Perry-who would eventually marry studio head Harry Cohn and remain so until his death in 1958. Also, Jimmy Durante and Walter Connolly are the second bananas here. The Stooges have a couple of funny scenes: one on the football field and another at a girls' dorm. In the last sequence, Larry noticeably has his usually wildly hanging curly hair slicked back while wearing a fire hat, probably because he doesn't like his curls tangled up in it! Singer Gertrude Niesen and tap dancer Hal LeRoy also provide some entertaining musical moments as well as Durante when doing his novelty numbers. There's also a weird turn by a Chaz Chase. Watch him in it and you'll understand what I mean. I very much enjoyed this one so on that note, I recommend Start Cheering for fans of the Stooges and Durante.


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3 March 1938



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