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Gold Raiders (1951)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  9 September 1951 (USA)
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On his way to Red Mesa to insure mine owners against loss from raids on their ore shipments, George O'Brien is ambushed by the raiders, and is accidentally saved by the Three Stooges who ... See full summary »

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Cast

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George O'Brien
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Moe (as The Three Stooges)
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Shemp (as The Three Stooges)
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Larry (as The Three Stooges)
Clem Bevans ...
Doc Mason
Sheila Ryan ...
Laura Mason
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Taggart
Monte Blue ...
John Sawyer
Fuzzy Knight ...
Sheriff
Hugh Hooker ...
John Merton ...
Clete
Remy Paquet ...
Singer
Al Baffert ...
Utah - Bartender (as Andre Adoree)
Roy Canada ...
Slim - Henchman
Bill Ward ...
Henchman
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On his way to Red Mesa to insure mine owners against loss from raids on their ore shipments, George O'Brien is ambushed by the raiders, and is accidentally saved by the Three Stooges who run a traveling variety store. O'Brien sells mine owner John Sawyer and his foreman Sandy Evans on allowing him to insure and guard their shipments since they have no help from the bumbling sheriff. He hires to Stooges, Laura Mason and Doc Mason, Laura's ex-physician-turned-drunk grandfather. O'Brien's first move is to trap the bandits headed by saloon owner Taggart and his henchman Clete by using the Stooges to inform Taggart that O'Brien will escort the gold shipment, but George plans on having the Stooges take the actual shipment in another wagon. His plans backfire when Doc Mason, drunk in Taggart's saloon, accidentally informs Taggart of the real plans. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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gold | slapstick comedy | goofball | See All (3) »

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GUNS SING! LAUGHS RING! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Western

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9 September 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Stooges Go West  »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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Production number #524. See more »

Quotes

Shemp: He's got horse sense.
Larry: Too bad you ain't a horse.
Moe: What do you want to insult the horse for?
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Jane
Written and performed by Larry Fine, Moe Howard and Shemp Howard
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Underrated farewell to O'Brien
2 October 2000 | by (Saginaw, MI) – See all my reviews

Great film suffers from not being seen often since it is very rare to find a video of it. I saw it at a film festival. Shemp and George do excellent jobs in this film which is both hilarious and very serious at the same time. An unusual work for the stooges definitely. See it if you have the chance!!!


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