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Yes, We Have No Bonanza (1939)

 -  Comedy | Western | Short  -  19 May 1939 (USA)
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Set in a western town, the stooges are working as waiters in a saloon with the three girls they hope to marry. The proprietor of the saloon is a crook who, with his partner, has buried ... See full summary »

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Set in a western town, the stooges are working as waiters in a saloon with the three girls they hope to marry. The proprietor of the saloon is a crook who, with his partner, has buried $40,000 of stolen money. The boys go prospecting in hopes of raising enough money to pay off the debts of their fiancée father, who owes money to their boss. They dig up the stolen money, which the crooks recognize as their loot and abscond with. A wild chase ensues, ending with the bad guy's car crashing into the Sheriff's office. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Western | Short

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19 May 1939 (USA)  »

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Yes, We Have No Bonanzas  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This short was untitled during filming. Curly Howard's ad lib "Yes we have no bonanzas", parodying the children's song "Yes We Have No Bananas", was ultimately used as the title. See more »

Goofs

After Larry spills the beer on Moe the beer mug changes from the glass one he's holding right after the spill; to a silver one. This was probably necessary to come up with one they could hit someone with. See more »

Quotes

Moe: One beer!
Curly: One beer coming up.
[fills mug and holds it up in the air with one hand]
Curly: 87,54,33 hike!
[throws the mug horizontally to Moe who catches it and puts it on the table]
Larry: Draw one!
Curly: Draw one!
[fills mug and holds it up in the air with one hand]
Curly: Hike! On the way!
[throws the mug to Larry who catches it the wrong way, the contents of the mug fly out onto Moe, getting him soaked]
[...]
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Connections

Remake of Back to the Soil (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

Red River Valley/She'll Be Coming 'Round The Mountain
(uncredited)
Performed by Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Jean Carmen, Lola Jensen, and Suzanne Kaaren
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30 April 2005 | by (Essex, Maryland) – See all my reviews

I know I've seen this one a million times,BUT Is this the one where Curley says"Ain't Nature Wonderful"?I have a tapeworm's lunch bet on it! According to your guidelines, a comment have to be 10 lines or more. I don't think anyone of the Stooges shorts had more than ten lines of dialog, and you want 10 lines of comments? That's stretching things a little, don't you think, unless of course, the one's submitting comments are a bit on the long winded sort. I'm having difficulty stretching this request longer then I have proceeded so far. I still need two lines in order for this request to go through. I've already over burnt the toast for the tapeworm lunch, on the pure premise that I will be losing this bet in the first place, because this isn't the type of site I was looking for. A place where Stooge devotees could get an answer to questions that goggle doesn't even possess. Is that 10 yet?Well I'll be a monkey's uncle. It rottenly is! And I know that was spelled wrong, Spelt, if you're from the U.K.


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