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Way Out West (1937)

Passed | | Comedy, Western | 16 April 1937 (USA)
Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. However they reckon without the machinations of her evil guardian Mickey ... See full summary »

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Storyline

Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. However they reckon without the machinations of her evil guardian Mickey Finn who is determined to have the gold mine for himself and his saloon singer wife Lola. Written by Stephen Harrison <stephen@telos.demon.co.uk>

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Comedy | Western

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16 April 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Allá en el lejano oeste  »

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(copyright length) | (TCM print)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Mary Roberts was originally intended for Julie Bishop. See more »

Goofs

The slot machines at the bottom of the stairs change position before the scene in which Stan inserts a coin. See more »

Quotes

[Finn pushes the $1 key on the cash register and .10 shows up, he opens the cash register case to examine it, and .10 appears when he presses the $1 key again]
[first lines]
Mickey Finn: Hey, this thing ain't workin' right.
Bartender: It's working all right for me.
[Finn does a double take]
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Referenced in The 100 Greatest Films (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance of the Cuckoos
(1930) (uncredited)
Music by Marvin Hatley
Played over the opening credits and during Stan and Ollie's first scene
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Laurel and Hardy in the west

Laurel and Hardy have to deliver the deed of a valuable gold mine to a girl called Mary Roberts (Rosina Lawrence).James Finlayson is the bad guy of the movie.He plays a man called Mickey Finn and when he hears the story of these two fellas he decides to fool them with the saloon singer Lola Marcel (Sharon Lynn).They introduce Lola as Mary Roberts to these two dummies.And they buy it.Way Out West from 1937 is a classic comedy from Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.It's one of their best comedies among with many others.It's enjoyable to watch the slapstick comedy with these two comedians of last century.This movie includes many funny parts that made me laugh and I just couldn't stop.Just like Stan couldn't after Lola tickled him.Watch Way Out West if you want to see Laurel and Hardy at their best.Nobody does it the way they did.


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