On his way to collect inheritance in the small town on Hot Dog, Stan gets robbed by highwaymen, one of which is the other person who shall attend the reading of their late Uncle's will. The... See full summary »

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On his way to collect inheritance in the small town on Hot Dog, Stan gets robbed by highwaymen, one of which is the other person who shall attend the reading of their late Uncle's will. The reading of the will states Stan will get everything, including 'The Last Chance Saloon', but in the case of Stan's death, the saloon will be split between Bad Mike and his friend. Stan nows flees town, but gets on Bad Mike's horse, which takes him to Bad Mike's house. Bad Mike and his gang arrive at the house, after robbing the saloon. They soon hear Stan, and an epic gun battle follows, with the town Sheriff not far behind. Written by Paul L

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30 December 1924 (USA)  »

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Intertitle: Some tenderfeet are born fighters - - others are born heroes - - Stan was just born.
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Another below par effort from solo Stan
24 August 2009 | by (www.2020-movie-reviews.com) – See all my reviews

Another early Stan Laurel short that provides us with only fitful glimpses of the natural comic talent he possessed, this one features him as a greenhorn in the wild west who finds himself at the end of Bad Mike's pistol. There's nothing particularly original about the story or the gags here, and you get the distinct impression that everybody involved was simply making it up as they went along (which wasn't out of the ordinary back in Hollywood's early days). Much is made of Stan's slight stature and his effeminate ways, but his habit of being frightened by everything is very one-note and quickly starts to wear thin.


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