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A Missed Fortune (1952)

Short | 17 min | Comedy, Short

Shemp wins $50,000 in a radio contest and the stooges move into the Hotel Costa Plente where they live it up and wreck their fancy suite. While they wait for the prize money to arrive, the boys are pursued by three gold-digging dames after...See moreShemp wins $50,000 in a radio contest and the stooges move into the Hotel Costa Plente where they live it up and wreck their fancy suite. While they wait for the prize money to arrive, the boys are pursued by three gold-digging dames after their winnings. When the check arrives however, it's only for $4.85 after tax deductions. Written by Mitch Shapiro See less
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Director
Writers
Felix Adler (story) (as Searle Kramer) | Jack White (screenplay)
Producer
Cinematographer
Fayte M. Browne (as Fayte Browne)
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Updated Jan 3, 1952

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Jan 3, 1952 (United States)

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9 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Shemp Howard
Shemp (as Shemp) Shemp (as Shemp)   See fewer
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Larry Fine
Larry (as Larry) Larry (as Larry)   See fewer
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Moe Howard
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Vivian Mason
Stooge Golddigger Stooge Golddigger   See fewer
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Vernon Dent
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Kascier
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Suzanne Ridgway
Golddigger (uncredited) Golddigger (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 232 votes