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A Hit with a Miss (1945)

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Short | 16 min | Comedy, Short

Shemp Howard is a prizefighter in this Columbia All-Star Comedy who has a complex that leaves him a coward and unable to fight unless he hears "Pop Goes the Weasel." He hears it enough here, from various and outlandish sources, to ...See moreShemp Howard is a prizefighter in this Columbia All-Star Comedy who has a complex that leaves him a coward and unable to fight unless he hears "Pop Goes the Weasel." He hears it enough here, from various and outlandish sources, to eventually win his championship match. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Writers
Larry Fine (story) (as Fine) | Curly Howard (story) (as Howard) | Moe Howard (story) (as Howard) | Jack White (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 13, 1945

Release date
Dec 13, 1945 (United States)

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18 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Shemp Howard
Rameses - Prizefighter Rameses - Prizefighter   See fewer
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Charley Rogers
Professor Periwinkle (as Charles Rogers) Professor Periwinkle (as Charles Rogers)   See fewer
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Robert B. Williams
Jonesy (as Robert Williams) Jonesy (as Robert Williams)   See fewer
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Marilyn Johnson
Rameses' Fiancee Rameses' Fiancee   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Davis
Ring Announcer (uncredited) Ring Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Fine
Professor Periwinkle (archive footage) (uncredited) Professor Periwinkle (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Housman
Fight Timekeeper (archive footage) (uncredited) Fight Timekeeper (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Kascier
Kilduff's Trainer in Ring (uncredited) Kilduff's Trainer in Ring (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Lufkin
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Palma
Killer Kilduff (uncredited) Killer Kilduff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wally Rose
Scarred Fighter (uncredited) Scarred Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Thompson
Ringside Spectator with Cigar (uncredited) Ringside Spectator with Cigar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Travis
Spectator with Toupee (uncredited) Spectator with Toupee (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Tyrrell
Spud McGurn (uncredited) Spud McGurn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Watson
Kid in Fight Crowd (archive footage) (uncredited) Kid in Fight Crowd (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.9 / 10 | 31 votes