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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Listed below are some related items available on Amazon.
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!
179 Apr. 12 - 26, 1962 THREE STOOGES IN ORBIT Columbia $450 per week The Three Stooges Ed Bernds Norman Maurer Professor Danforth eccentric, old-sympathetic 8666
That's me, Saxon Sitka, the small guy in the middle, on the set of THE THREE STOOGES IN ORBIT (with my older brother).
The YouTube video below includes a few minutes of THE THREE STOOGES IN ORBIT, including Emil's first scenes. For comparison to the TV pilot that was a precursor to this feature film, take a look at the YouTube video from HOME COOKING/THREE STOOGES SCRAPBOOK.
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