Violent is the Word for Curly
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Violent is the Word for Curly
Comedian Charley Chase not only directed this two-reel farce, one of the Three Stooges' most popular, but also contributed a novelty song, "Swingin' the Alphabet." The Stooges are gas station attendants mistaken for European professors and hired by the Mildew Women's College. When the real professors turn up, the Stooges manage to convince a rich benefactress that athletics are more important than scholarly learning -- until, that is, a football filled with nitroglycerin rather makes the question moot. A pun on the tearjerker Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936), this… More

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"This was the film where the Stooges sang the novelty song Swingin' the Alphabet."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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