most important actor in most Stooges films, besides the Stooges
themselves, was the sharp-nosed, wide-eyed Emil Sitka... His presence
was such a mainstay of the operation that many thought of him as an
undeclared 'fourth Stooge.'"
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The DVD set shown above includes all the Columbia shorts that starred either Shemp Howard, Joe Besser, or Joe DeRita. It's interesting to see them before they joined the Three Stooges!
Shown above is the best reference book about the Columbia Pictures short-subjects, which includes the classic Three Stooges shorts.
133 Feb. 17, 1955 G. I. DOOD IT Columbia $ 70.00 Joe Besser Jules White Re-used from DIZZY YARDBIRD Soldier, flustered 4227
From the Archives of the Emil Sitka Fan Club
In bed with a dog on his lap, on the left, Emil's entire role in G. I. DOOD IT was re-used from DIZZY YARDBIRD (1950)
The DVD set below has not only all the Stooges shorts but also the two-reelers of Shemp Howard, Joe Besser and Joe DeRita! It's a fantastic set of Stooge material AND it's the first release of Columbia Pictures' non-Stooge shorts since, well, a very long time. AND it includes G. I. DOOD IT (1955)
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