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What's the Matador? is the sixty-second Columbia Pictures short subject starring the Three Stooges.

Plot[]

The Stooges are vaudeville entertainers who trek to Mexico to perform their gag bull fight shtick, with Curly at the brave matador, and Moe and Larry dressed in a bull costume. Along the way, they cross paths with attractive senorita Dolores Sanchez (Suzanne Kaaren). They also cross paths with her evil jealous and hot-tempered man-hating husband named José (Harry Burns). In an act of revenge on Curly for flirting with Dolores, José pays the bullring attendants to release a live bull into the ring. Moe and Larry flee the ring, but Curly is unaware of the switch. He eventually head-butts the wild animal, and is paraded out of the ring to the rousing cheers of "Olé, Americano!"

Cast[]

Notes[]

  • What's the Matador was remade by the Stooges in Sappy Bull Fighters where Joe Besser was the third stooges.
  • When The Stooges break the glass door you can see Curly's stunt double and he has slightly more hair.
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