Rip, Sew and Stitch

Rip, Sew and Stitch

Rip, Sew and Stitch is a 1953 short subject directed by Jules White starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard). It is the 150th entry in the series released by Columbia Pictures starring the comedians, who released 190 shorts for the studio between 1934 and 1959.


The Stooges find themselves in dire financial straits as their tailor shop faces imminent repossession by the Skin and Flint Finance Corporation. Learning of a substantial reward offered for the capture of fugitive bank robber Terry "Slippery Fingered" Hargan, the trio sees an opportunity to alleviate their economic troubles. Serendipitously, Hargan seeks refuge in their shop, inadvertently leaving behind a suit jacket containing the combination to a safe.

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    director Jules White
    editor Edwin H. Bryant
    genre comedy
    keywords bank robber finger harold brauer jacket learn reward stooge
    producer Jules White
    publisher Columbia Pictures
    theme short slapstick