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Writers:
Monte Collins (story)
Elwood Ullman (story)
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Release Date:
26 February 1942 (USA) See more »
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The stooges are living with their mother who persuades them its time to leave home and seek their fortune... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Adams ... Stumpy - Smaller Prospector (uncredited)
Monte Collins ... Ma Stooge (uncredited)
Vernon Dent ... Heavyset Prospector (uncredited)
Eddie Laughton ... Gold Mine 'Salesman' (uncredited)
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Directed by
Del Lord 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Monte Collins  story and screenplay (as Monty Collins)
Elwood Ullman  story and screenplay

Produced by
Del Lord .... producer
Hugh McCollum .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Benjamin H. Kline  (as Benjamin Kline)
 
Film Editing by
Burton Kramer 
 
Music Department
Ben Oakland .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 

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USA:17 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Production number 513.See more »
Quotes:
Gold mine 'salesman':100,000 tons of pure gold. At $35 an ounce, think of it.
Moe:I can't. How much that in round numbers.
Curly:[Curly moves his head left to right with calculator sounds and ends with a ding, pulls calculator paper out of his mouth, reads it] That's 80 billion, 61 million and 51 cents of a fraction.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Good Laughs From Standard Stooges Material, 28 June 2001
Author: Snow Leopard from Ohio

"Cactus Makes Perfect" gets some good laughs from some of the Stooges' standard material. When Curly comes up with a crackpot invention that is supposed to find gold, the trio heads out west to find a mine. It starts off a little slowly, except for some good moments with 'Ma Stooge' (played by Monte Collins) as she tries to motivate her boys, but then gets quite funny. Most of the laughs come from standard Stooges material, but their timing here is very good. Stooges fans won't be disappointed by this one.

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