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New Book Reveals The Real 'Three Stooges'

EUGENE, Oregon, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Stooges Among Us is loaded with great firsthand accounts from fans, friends, co-stars and family members of the legendary comedy team!

-- The Dick Van Dyke Show co-star Rose Marie reveals for the first time

how Jerry Howard got the nickname "Curley"
-- Adam "Batman" West tells how he got his big break as the co-star of
the Stooges film, The Outlaws Is Coming
-- Gary Owens (Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, The Gong Show, etc.) relates
his successful quest to get the Stooges their own star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame.
-- Entertainment Tonight film critic Leonard Maltin's thoughts on the
Stooges in an insightful foreword
-- Fascinating revelations from Joan Maurer (daughter of Moe Howard) and
from the grandchildren of Larry Fine and Shemp Howard
-- renowned comedy writer Mark Evanier (Welcome Back Kotter, Garfield)
recollections of meeting his comedy idols

Containing never-before-published photographs and interviews, Stooges Among Us is a book that comedy fans of all ages will cherish for years to come.

Publisher: BearManor Media (
Trade paperback, 6.x 9.; 217 pages; $19.95
Release date: Summer of 2008

About the editor: Lon Davis was one of the teenaged fans who met and befriended Larry Fine when the retired Stooge was a resident at the Motion Picture Country House in Woodland Hills, California. Lon is now a film historian and is the author of the new book, Silent Lives: 100 Biographies of the Silent Film Era (BearManor Media, 2008). Lon and his wife Debra (who co-edited Stooges Among Us) live in Eugene, Oregon.





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