Jitter Bughouse

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Jitter Bughouse
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Christine McIntyre, Emil Sitka, and Joe DeRita
Directed by Jules White
Produced by Jules White
Written by Felix Adler
Starring Joe DeRita
Christine McIntyre
Emil Sitka
Edited by Edwin H. Bryant
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • April 28, 1948 (1948-04-28)
Running time
17 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Jitter Bughouse was an American comedy short released by Columbia Pictures on March 20, 1947, starring Joe DeRita, Christine McIntyre and Emil Sitka. This was the fourth and final entry in the Joe DeRita series produced by Columbia from 1946-1948; all entries were remakes of other Columbia shorts. Sitka was at the time also a frequent supporting player in Columbia's Three Stooges short-film series; DeRita himself would join the Stooges in the late 1950s, becoming "Curly Joe" DeRita.

Plot

Joe and his band practice for their big break in musical commercials. Joe also has a theory that music can cure the mentally imbalanced, and when he learns that his girlfriend Myrtle (Christine McIntyre) is a nurse for the rich, eccentric Mr. Lark (Emil Sitka), the boys head off to the Lark mansion to give a concert.

Cast

Notes

Jitter Bughouse is a remake of The Radio Rogues short film Do Your Stuff (1935).

External links

  • Jitter Bughouse on IMDb
  • Jitter Bughouse at threestooges.net
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