The Three Stooges Scrapbook

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Chicago Review Press, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 355 pages
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For more than 50 years—in 200 comedy shorts, 25 feature films, and thousands of television, onstage, and personal appearances—The Three Stooges dished out their classic comedy mayhem to the delight of audiences of all ages around the world. And for the last 30 years, one book, indicative of the trio’s enduring popularity and lasting legacy, has given fans the details they crave: The Three Stooges Scrapbook.

This lovingly assembled tribute to those cinematic clowns is a meticulously researched and written account of every aspect of the Stooges’ lives and careers, copiously illustrated with more than 400 photographs and illustrations throughout. It is without doubt the most accurate and complete account of the Stooges’ career and history ever written.

The only book to feature exclusive interviews with Stooges Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, and Joe DeRita and family members and friends, this authorized history is jam-packed with things Stooge fans want to know: intimate biographies; an in-depth, complete team history; information on Three Stooges merchandise, comic books, record albums, television appearances, and impersonators; and a filmography with details on every one of their films.

Now updated, The Three Stooges Scrapbook provides the most comprehensive coverage of the trio to date with a stunning wealth of material, including personal memories and reminisces, findings and revelations, historical facts and tidbits, and other addenda that will delight fans of all ages.


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User Review  - KathyWoodall - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed reading this. I think anyone who was a fan of The Three Stooges will want this for their book collection. I had no ideal and was surprised at how many people took Curlys place. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - jrgray - LibraryThing

I have never been a fan of the Three Stooges but found this book to be surprisingly delightful and intriguing. Learning the background on the actors was certainly interesting and impressed me enough ... Read full review


Moe Howard
Larry Fine
Curly Howard
Shemp Howard
Joe Besser
Joe DeRita
1 Historical Overview
2 Three Stooges Merchandise
4 The Three Stooges on Television
5 The Three Stooges on Record
6 Three Stooges Impersonators
7 A Growing Cult
About the Authors
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3 Comic Book Stooges

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About the author (2012)

Jeff Lenburg is an award-winning author of of more than thirty books, including several best-selling celebrity biographies. He and his twin brother Greg are the world’s foremost authorities on the Three Stooges and longtime friends of Stooges Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, and Joe DeRita; they cowrote Joe Besser’s autobiography Once a Stooge, Always a Stooge. Joan Howard Maurer is the daughter of Three Stooges founder Moe Howard and author of two editions of The Three Stooges Book of Scripts and Curly: An Illustrated Biography of the Superstooge.

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