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Jack Jevne (original story) and
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Release Date:
16 April 1937 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Stan Laurel ... Stanley

Oliver Hardy ... Ollie

Sharon Lynn ... Lola Marcel (as Sharon Lynne)

James Finlayson ... Mickey Finn

Rosina Lawrence ... Mary Roberts

Stanley Fields ... Sheriff
Vivien Oakland ... Sheriff's Wife
The Avalon Boys ... Singers
Dinah ... The Mule
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Victor Adamson ... Barfly (uncredited)
Silver Tip Baker ... Townsman (uncredited)

Hank Bell ... Barfly (uncredited)
Harry Bernard ... Man Eating at Bar (uncredited)

Eddie Borden ... Barfly (uncredited)
Ed Brandenburg ... Barfly (uncredited)
Don Brookins ... Member of The Avalon Boys (uncredited)
Sammy Brooks ... Brushwood Gulch Citizen (uncredited)

Fritzi Brunette ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)
Fred Cady ... Barfly (uncredited)

Ben Corbett ... Barfly (uncredited)

Dudley Dickerson ... Janitor (uncredited)

Lester Dorr ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Tex Driscoll ... Paw - Bearded Miner at Saloon (uncredited)
Bobby Dunn ... Barfly (uncredited)

Flora Finch ... Maw (uncredited)
Mary Gordon ... Cook (uncredited)
Art Green ... Member of The Avalon Boys (uncredited)
Jack Hill ... Finn's Employee (uncredited)
Carol Holloway ... Saloon Girl (uncredited)
Helen Holmes ... Matronly Woman (uncredited)
James Horne Jr. ... Young Boy (uncredited)

John Ince ... Barfly (uncredited)
Cornelius Keefe ... Worker at Mickey Finn's (uncredited)
Sam Lufkin ... Stagecoach Baggage Handler (uncredited)

Jim Mason ... Patron (uncredited)
George Miller ... Waiter (uncredited)

Frank Mills ... Bartender (uncredited)

Art Mix ... Barfly (uncredited)
Frank Montgomery ... Barfly (uncredited)
James C. Morton ... Bartender (uncredited)

William H. O'Brien ... Saloon Waiter (uncredited)
Harvey Parry ... Waiter (uncredited)
Dave Pepper ... Bartender (uncredited)
Art Rowlands ... Card Player (uncredited)
Cy Slocum ... Barfly (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Barfly (uncredited)
William Sundholm ... Barfly (uncredited)

Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ... Janitor (uncredited)
Walter Trask ... Member of The Avalon Boys (uncredited)
May Wallace ... Cook (uncredited)

Blackie Whiteford ... Barfly (uncredited)

Chill Wills ... Lead Singer of the Avalon Boys / Stan's Bass Singing (uncredited)

Jay Wilsey ... Barfly (uncredited)
Bill Wolfe ... Barfly (uncredited)

Directed by
James W. Horne 
Writing credits
Jack Jevne (original story) and
Charley Rogers (original story) (as Charles Rogers)

Charley Rogers (screen play) (as Charles Rogers) &
Felix Adler (screen play) and
James Parrott (screen play)

James W. Horne  contributing writer (uncredited)
Arthur V. Jones  uncredited

Produced by
Stan Laurel .... producer (uncredited)
Hal Roach .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Marvin Hatley (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Art Lloyd (photography)
Walter Lundin (photography)
Film Editing by
Bert Jordan (film editor)
Art Direction by
Arthur I. Royce 
Makeup Department
Jack Dawn .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
William H. Terhune .... unit manager (uncredited)
Sidney S. Van Keuren .... production supervisor (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chet Brandenburg .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
William Stevens .... settings (as W.L. Stevens)
Sound Department
William Randall .... sound
Elmer Raguse .... sound recording supervisor (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Roy Seawright .... photographic effects
Ham Kinsey .... stunt double: Stan Laurel (uncredited)
Harvey Parry .... stunts (uncredited)
Cy Slocum .... stunt double: Oliver Hardy (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Stax Graves .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Harry Black .... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Music Department
Marvin Hatley .... musical director
Leroy Shield .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Nathaniel Shilkret .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Hal Roach .... presenter
Charles Morton .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
64 min (copyright length) | 63 min (TCM print)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Finland:S | Germany:6 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:AL (original rating) (1937) | Portugal:M/6 | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #2653) | West Germany:6 (nf)

Did You Know?

At the end of the song "On the Trail of the Lonesome Pine", Stan Laurel's voice switches to a deep bass and then a high falsetto. These parts were dubbed by two of his co-stars, Chill Wills and Rosina Lawrence.See more »
Continuity: In the final scene, Ollie is holding the burro's harness just before the cut. But just after the cut, he's five feet away from the burro and performs his famous fall into a deep hole in the shallow water.See more »
[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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21 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
L&H's Best, 27 May 2002
Author: John P. Jarvis ( from Northridge, California, USA

Laurel and Hardy really don't have to DO anything to make me laugh. When they are on my screen, I howl. "West" is, in my opinion, their best film. Laurel did the cutting and he put in some sound effects that punch up the action. The spoken lines are hilarious: Stan, speaking to an imposter: "We want to know why you are not Mary Roberts!" The ridiculous dance in front of a blatantly obvious rear-projection screen is a gem. I have this movie on VHS and have run it many times. It does not get old.

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