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The Stooge
Directed by:
Norman Taurog

"The Stooge" (also known as "Prügelknabe, Der", "Cantante matto, Il") is a Comedy film directed by Norman Taurog, and written by Fred F. Finklehoffe (screenplay), released in the USA on December 31 of 1952 , starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen, Marion Marshall, Eddie Mayehoff and Richard Erdman.

Who is the director of "The Stooge":

The Stooge was directed by Norman Taurog, an American director, and actor.

Before The Stooge, Norman Taurog had directed Room for One More, released in 1952, Rich, Young and Pretty (1951), Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950), The Toast of New Orleans (1950), Please Believe Me (1950), and Words and Music (1948). Since, he directed The Caddy, released in 1953, Living It Up (1954), You're Never Too Young (1955), The Birds and the Bees (1956), Bundle of Joy (1956), and The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957).

What was the release date of "The Stooge":

The Stooge was first released in the United States on Wednesday, December 31, 1952.. This was sixty-five (65) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 27, 1953 in France and on Friday, May 29, 1953 in Germany.

What is the cast of "The Stooge":

At the casting of The Stooge we find Dean Martin, previously seen in Road to Bali (1952) and That's My Boy (1951); Jerry Lewis (Road to Bali (1952), That's My Boy (1951)); Polly Bergen (That's My Boy (1951)) [ more... ]

  • Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen, Marion Marshall and Eddie Mayehoff also worked together in That's My Boy, released in 1951.
  • Eddie Mayehoff and Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis also worked together in Artists and Models, released in 1955.

What is the Storyline of "The Stooge":

Entertainer Bill Miller believes that he has the ability to become a solo performer. He and his partner Ben Bailey split up and go their separate ways. Miller fails miserably, and his manager, Leo Lyman thinks it would be a good idea to perform with a "stooge." Enter Ted Rogers, who plays an accident-prone foil for Miller. Soon afterwards, Miller's act is a hit.

Along the way Rogers is unaware that he is the real reason the act is a success, and becomes very loyal to Miller. Even though he [...]

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