TV Movie | Not Rated | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A biography of the Three Stooges, in which their careers and rise to fame is shown throughout the eyes of their leader, Moe Howard.
The movie made use of a Sydney landmark in an innovative way. New York's "Coney Island" amusement park used to have an attraction within its grounds called "Luna Park". Sydney's amusement park, "Luna Park", is of similar vintage. It has a still-functioning attraction inside its grounds named "Coney Island". Even though the neon-lit facades of each park's rides are quite different, a temporary staging area was placed in front of Luna Park Sydney's main "face" entrance for night-time filming - and the movie's main characters appear that they are inside New York's amusement park, performing in front of an elaborate "Luna Park" attraction.
How old are you?
Young Shemp: Seventeen.
Young Moe: Come on, you're older than that.
Young Shemp: No, I got a birth certificate.
Young Moe: You couldn't get that dirty in seventeen years.
Young Moe: How 'about you, how old are you?
Young Jerome: I was seven. Three years in Sanford, Connecticut.
Young Moe: That makes you nine.
Young Jerome: Not 'til I ...
In the movie when curly had to cut his hair, he was reluctant and hesitant, and Helen cuts his hair. In reality, it was all Curly's idea, Moe explained in an interview that they told Curly that he had to have an iconic hairstyle. Curly replied "I'll be back in an hour". And when Curly came back an hour later, Moe described him "looking bald as a cue ball, he looked like a naked eggplant."