Hugs and Mugs

Hugs and Mugs

Hugs and Mugs is a 1950 short subject directed by Jules White starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard). It is the 121st entry in the series released by Columbia Pictures starring the comedians, who released 190 shorts for the studio between 1934 and 1959.


Following a period of incarceration for jewel theft, three alluring women embark on a quest to locate a pearl necklace that eluded detection by law enforcement. However, their endeavors encounter an obstacle when the warehouse wherein they concealed the necklace is sold to the Shangri-La Upholstering Company, managed by the Stooges.