THE THREE STOOGES with VERNON DENT 2009 fine art print / edition of 35 / $225.00 each
Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Shemp Howard achieved cinematic immortality portraying bumbling fools. In hundreds of shorts and feature films starting in 1934 at Columbia Pictures (with baby Howard brother Curly), every simple situation became insanely complicated, every sure-fire plan backfired. Their illogical, self-defeating antics inevitably provoked some nemesis to knock a little sense into their heads. Often the comic foil was veteran actor Vernon Dent, who made impatience a virtue. Dent logged more appearances in Stooge films than any supporting actor, playing detectives, hotel managers, fake foreigners, and salesmen.

Think of all the negative-role model behavior these three legendary "nitwits" showcased for American youth. In today's risk-averse culture, in which kids must be shielded from even slapstick "violence," these films—if made at all—would be required by PC moralists to run endless disclaimers and parental warnings. Where's Vernon Dent when you need him?

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Only thirty-five (35) prints of THE THREE STOOGES were produced for this edition. Each print is signed in the lower right by the artist, hand-titled in the center, and numbered in the lower left (all beneath the image). Numbers 1/35 thru 29/35 have been sold, and we are now offering number 30/35, unframed, for $225 (plus shipping and handling). Prices will increase for the final five prints, which are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the edition sells out, this work will no longer be available from us as a fine art print.

The image area is 16-1/4" high x 15" wide on an untrimmed 22" x 17" sheet. Paper, ink, and production specifications, as well as shipping details, are available on our PRINT SPECS page.