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Joan Howard Maurer

Joan Howard Maurer is the daughter of Three Stooges founder Moe Howard and the author of Curly: An Illustrated Biography of the Superstooge and two editions of The Three Stooges Book of Scripts. She lives in Los Angeles.
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Curly
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By Joan Howard Maurer, Foreword by Michael Jackson
Trade Paper Price 19.95

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Published Sep 2013

While the Three Stooges were the longest active and most productive comedy team in Hollywood, their artistic height coincided with the years Curly was with them, and this is his definitive biography. From 1932 to 1946 Curly was the zaniest of the Stooges, becoming famous for his high-pitched voice, his “nyuk-nyuk-nyuk” and “why, soitenly,” and his astonishing athleticism. He was a true natural, an untrained actor with a knack for improvisation, yet for decades, little information about him was available. Curly’s niece Joan Howard Maurer amassed a wealth of Curly memorabilia—a mixture of written material and rare photographs of Curly’s family, films, and personal life—and her exhaustive research and exclusive interviews resulted in this first and only in-depth look at a crazy comedic genius. Plenty of intimate details are included about his astonishing relationship with his mother, his three marriages, and his interactions with his daughters and friends. The book was so beloved among Three Stooges fans that it even garnered a foreword from Michael Jackson, the King of Pop himself. This new, redesigned edition of a timeless classic is sure to be appreciated by Three Stooges fans new and old.
The Three Stooges Scrapbook
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By Jeff Lenburg, By Joan Howard Maurer, By Greg Lenburg
Price 26.99

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Published Apr 2012

For more than 50 years the Three Stooges performed their classic comedy mayhem to audiences of all ages in 200 comedy shorts, 25 feature films, and thousands of television and stage appearances. In a tribute to the trio’s enduring popularity and lasting legacy, the meticulously written and researched Three Stooges Scrapbook has been a bestselling work about the lives and careers of these cinematic clowns since its first publication in 1982. Utilizing research culled from personal archives and other sources, this authorized and official history lists every Stooge short and feature, complete with cast list, director, and trivia, as well as artist sketches and family photos of them as kids. In addition, it features exclusive, classic interviews with Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Joe DeRita, and their family members and friends. This revised edition contains new findings, revelations, historical facts, corrections, and a wealth of previously unseen photos.