Production Information
Title: G.I. Wanna HomeStudio: ColumbiaShort Number: 94
Release Date: September 5, 1946
Running Time: 15:44

“If I’m going to work like a horse, I’m gonna eat like one.”

Short Take

At the end of World War II, the Stooges are discharged from the service and return home. They are prepared to marry their fiancées (Judy MalcolmEthelreda Leopold, and Doris Houck), but are dispossessed. The Boys search around for a room to rent, and hit blind alley after blind alley until finally settling for an open-lot-turned living quarters. All goes well with the unusual setup until a farmer on a tractor plows down their domicile.

Afterwards, The Stooges build a pathetically small apartment from “their own little hands”, with the living room, dining room, and kitchen cramped into the space of a den.

G.I. Wanna Home Cast & Crew

Directed byJules Whjite
Produced byJules White
Written byFelix Adler
StarringMoe Howard
Larry Fine
Curly Howard
Judy Malcolm
Ethelreda Leopold
Doris Houck
Symona Boniface
Al Thompson
CinematographyGeorge F. Kelley
Edited byEdwin H. Bryant

G.I. Wanna Home Trivia

  • G.I. Wanna Home is often inadvertently referred to as ‘G.I. Wanna Go Home’

Production Notes

  • Filming took place from March 22-26, 1946, just months after Curly suffered a series of strokes that affected his performances