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Way Out West (1937)

Passed  -  Comedy | Western  -  16 April 1937 (USA)
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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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Lola Marcel (as Sharon Lynne)
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Mickey Finn
Rosina Lawrence ...
Mary Roberts
Stanley Fields ...
Sheriff
Vivien Oakland ...
Sheriff's Wife
The Avalon Boys ...
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Dinah ...
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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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deed | gold mine | guardian | sheriff | saloon | See more »

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Comedy | Western

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Release Date:

16 April 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Allá en el lejano oeste  »

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(copyright length) | (TCM print)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview on Turner Classic Movies, The Simpsons (1989) creator Matt Groening said that Homer's famous "Doh!" came about because Dan Castellaneta knew that James Finlayson sometimes said that in his movies, including this one. One example: when Finlayson's character, Mickey Finn, accidentally fires his rifle in bed. See more »

Goofs

During their dance routine outside of the saloon, the background scene shows the usual daily activity going on in the town. However, throughout the duration of the dance we see the same stagecoaches, cowboys, families etc on at least two, perhaps three occasions. Clearly the scene was filmed separately and used as a looped backdrop. See more »

Quotes

Oliver: Well, fan my brow! I'm from the South!
Mary Roberts: You are?
Stan: Well, shut my mouth! I'm from the South too!
Oliver: The South of what, sir?
Stan: The South of London.
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Connections

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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