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Director:
Writers:
Jack Jevne (original story) and
Charley Rogers (original story) ...
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Release Date:
16 April 1937 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Rumble Of Roars That Ends In A Laff Riot ! See more »
Plot:
Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
NewsDesk:
(16 articles)
User Reviews:
Way Out West With Stan & Ollie See more (46 total) »

Cast

  (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 ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victor Adamson ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Silver Tip Baker ... Townsman (uncredited)
Hank Bell ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Harry Bernard ... Man Eating at Bar (uncredited)
Eddie Borden ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Ed Brandenburg ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Don Brookins ... Member of The Avalon Boys (uncredited)
Sammy Brooks ... Brushwood Gulch Citizen (uncredited)
Fritzi Brunette ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Fred Cady ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Ben Corbett ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Dudley Dickerson ... Janitor (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Tex Driscoll ... Paw - Bearded Miner at Saloon (uncredited)
Bobby Dunn ... Audience at Saloon (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 ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Helen Holmes ... Woman in Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
James Horne Jr. ... Bit Part (uncredited)
John Ince ... Audience at Saloon (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 ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Frank Montgomery ... Audience at Saloon (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 ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ... Janitor (uncredited)
Walter Trask ... Member of The Avalon Boys (uncredited)
May Wallace ... Cook (uncredited)
Blackie Whiteford ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)

Chill Wills ... Lead Singer of the Avalon Boys / Stan's Bass Singing (uncredited)
Jay Wilsey ... Audience at Saloon (uncredited)
Bill Wolfe ... Audience at Saloon (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 
 
Set Decoration by
William Stevens (settings) (as W.L. Stevens)
 
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)
 
Sound Department
William Randall .... sound
Elmer Raguse .... sound recording supervisor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Roy Seawright .... photographic effects
 
Stunts
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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Runtime:
64 min (copyright length) | 63 min (TCM print)
Country:
Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Finland:S | Germany:6 (DVD rating) | Portugal:M/6 | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #2653) | West Germany:6 (nf)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Tiny Sandford was originally cast as the Sheriff but was replaced by Stanley Fields shortly after shooting began. Although Sandford's filmed footage was completely re-shot with Fields some still photos still exist showing Sandford in the role.See more »
Goofs:
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 »
Quotes:
Lola Marcel:Tell, me, what did he die of?
Stan:I think he died of a Tuesday, or was it a Wednesday?
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Bohemian GirlSee more »

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26 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Way Out West With Stan & Ollie, 18 January 2000
Author: Ron Oliver (revilorest@juno.com) from Forest Ranch, CA



Would you send Mister Laurel & Mister Hardy off to the wilds of the Old West to deliver an important inheritance document to a young lady they've never seen? Probably not. But that is the hinge upon which this whole wonderfully goofy movie swings.

As always, the Boys are a pure joy to watch, whether they are trying to bust into a saloon in the dead of night, scuffling with the bad guys for a valuable scrap of paper or breaking into a delightful soft-shoe dance.

James Finlayson is very funny once again as the Boys' nemesis. Sharon Lynn, in a hilarious scene, gets to tickle Stan silly.

At one point Ollie begins to sing 'On The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine' in his clear high tenor. He had a beautiful voice, warm & nostalgic. Just like the rest of this film, one of Laurel & Hardy's best.

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