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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
  • Larry, Moe and Shemp are back again in... THE THREE STOOGES COLLECTION Volume Seven: 1952 - 1954
  • 22 Digitally Remastered Shorts, Arranged Chronologically and Packaged in a Two-Disc DVD Set
  • CULVER CITY, CA, August 31, 2009 - America's craziest trio of buffoons are back again when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment brings The Three Stooges Collection Volume Seven: 1952-1954 to DVD on November 10. This collection features 22 digitally remastered shorts that continue the Stooges legacy with the return of the original Stooge, Shemp. Included in this volume are such classics as the Stooges' 3D shorts: Spooks and Pardon my Backfire, presented for the first time in both 3D and 2D, as well as Shot in the Frontier, a parody of the classic film High Noon. This compilation also marks the first time many of the shorts will be available in widescreen versions since their original theatrical presentations. The Three Stooges Collection Volume Seven: 1952-1954 is packaged in a two disc set and includes 3D glasses and will be available for $24.96 SLP.

    The Three Stooges, one of the most influential screen comedy teams of the 20th century, inspired generations of comics that succeeded them. Following their start in vaudeville, the trio began their film career in the early 1930s, reached their slapstick peak at Columbia Pictures (1934-1957) and lasted as a team well into the 1950s. After their initial retirement, they were rediscovered by an enthusiastic new generation through the medium of television, surpassing their contemporaries in lasting popularity. Volume Seven continues Sony Pictures Home Entertainment's long-running tribute to the comedic mastery of the Stooges by tracing the evolution and development of their craft in films in progressive order.

    The Three Stooges Collection Volume Seven: 1952-1954 has a run time of approximately 380 minutes and is not rated. Artwork is available at http://www.SPHEPUBLICITY.COM. Visit Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the Web at http://www.sonypictures.com.

    About Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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    For more information:

    Erin O'Brien
    Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
    (p) 310.244.4722
    erin_obrien@spe.sony.com

    Kayla Keller
    Carl Samrock Public Relations
    (p) 818.260.0777
    kayla@cs-pr.com