Sock-a-Bye Baby

Sock-a-Bye Baby

Sock-a-Bye Baby is a 1942 short subject directed by Jules White starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curly Howard). It is the 66th entry in the series released by Columbia Pictures starring the comedians, who released 190 shorts for the studio between 1934 and 1959.


The Stooges are awaken in the middle of the night to find themselves unexpectedly confronted with the responsibility of caring for an abandoned infant left on their doorstep. Accompanying this infant is a poignant letter from the distressed mother, elucidating the circumstances of the abandonment and beseeching the Stooges' compassion for the child, identified as baby Jimmy.