Lost Stooges Movie Surfaces—in Guy's Shed

Thought to have been destroyed in 1967 fire
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 30, 2013 8:57 AM CDT
Lost Stooges Movie Surfaces—in Guy's Shed
The Three Stooges.   (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures)

The Three Stooges are doing an encore, thanks to the reappearance of a long-lost film short. While cleaning out his Sydney-area shed, an Australian film collector, 78, found the negative of Hello, Pop! A US preservation company restored the 17-minute film, and it's screening in New York tonight, the Guardian reports. The 1933 movie was believed to have been destroyed in a 1967 fire in the MGM vault. Hello, Pop! tells the story of a producer whose efforts to stage a musical production are thwarted by Larry, Moe, and Curly. (Read more Three Stooges stories.)

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