Production Information
Studio: ColumbiaShort Number: 127
Release Date: November 9, 1950
Running Time: 16.09

“You, are you a good detective?” “Am I? You see this heel?… I ran that down.”
(Gene Roth & Shemp)

Short Take

The Stooges are hired as detectives to investigate repeated robberies at Onion Oil Company gas stations. The Stooges impersonate attendants – and they make some pretty strange gas station attendants, even putting popcorn into a car’s radiator! They eventually catch the crooks after some following a trail of oil leaking from the gangters getaway car – right into the crooks’ apartment.

Cast & Crew

Credited Production Crew
Produced & Directed by Jules White
Written by Felix Adler
Director of Photography Vincent Ferrar
Art Director Charles Clague
Film Editor Edwin Bryant

Credited Cast
Shemp Howard
Larry Fine
Moe Howard
Stanley Blystone – head crook
Emil Sitka – customer
Gene Roth – Fuller Grimes

Uncredited Cast
Nanette Bordeaux – crook (Louise)
Joe Palma – crook
Blackie Whiteford – crook