|Directed by||Edward Bernds|
|Produced by||Hugh McCollum|
|Written by||Elwood Ullman|
Philip Van Zandt
|Cinematography||Allen G. Siegler|
|Editing by||Henry DeMond|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|Running time||15' 49"|
PlotThe Stooges are used chariot salesmen in Ancient Egypt. They make the mistake of swindling Rhadames, the captain of the royal guard (Ralph Dunn) and he has them promptly arrested.
The Stooges are forced to appear before King Rootentootin (Vernon Dent), who is suffering from a painful toothache. Seeing an opportunity to redeem themselves, Moe informs the King that Shemp is an expert dentist known as Painless Papyrus. Shemp goes about trying to extract the troublesome tooth, resulting in the nearsighted Stooge squashing the King's nose with a pair of pliers. The tooth, however, is removed and the King rewards the Stooges by making them royal chamberlains.
Philip Van Zandt) is stealing the tax money. Once again, the King is indebted to the Stooges and offers his daughter Fatima's (Dee Green) hand in marriage.
Production notesEvery Three Stooges short produced in the 1940s featuring Shemp Howard as the third Stooge was remade in the 1950s except for Mummy's Dummies.
Mummy's Dummies takes place during the reign of King Rootentootin, played by the rather tall and rotund Vernon Dent, but in the film We Want Our Mummy, Rootinrootin is said to be a midget.
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Jean Spangler was one of the slave girls in MUMMY'S DUMMIES. According to the book THREE STOOGES FAQ she was the one that Shemp asked what brand of perfume she used. I'm willing to give credit where credit is due even though that book had some serious problems, because they presumably got that part right.
Susan Ridgeway, a beautiful girl who appeared in several of the Stooges' films, was another one of the slave girls in this one.
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