Moe Hican, an Indian, has struck it rich. Oil has been found on his property, and he now owns an estate with oil rigs everywhere. Even the fountain spouts oil! His mansion is as uppercrust ... See full summary »

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Moe Hican, an Indian, has struck it rich. Oil has been found on his property, and he now owns an estate with oil rigs everywhere. Even the fountain spouts oil! His mansion is as uppercrust as any, but he prefers to live in a tepee and hunt moose, within the rooms of his vast home, which have forests of their own. Moe and his butler go on a hunting expedition, with the butler being hit with every instrument Moe uses to try to kill a pint-sized moose. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Moe Hican's name originated from movie titled The Last of the Mohicans (1936). See more »

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[as Moe HIcan's midget deer hunt, is in progress, he stops in front of his tepee, the moose secretly puts Moe's lit flame inside his Indian suit, Moe Hican then sniffs three times]
Moe Hican: Me smell Moe Hican burning. Me last Moe Hican, must be me! Yeow!
[after Moe Hican screamed YEOW! & quickly went to a water stream, sat down in it to releave his burning pains]
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Sun Dance
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Music by Leo Friedman
[Plays when the master and the moose enter and exit various doors.]
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US hubris represented by an Indian
16 November 2008 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"The Oily American" could have easily been a Road Runner-Wile E. Coyote cartoon, except that the embarrassment affects a different character. American Indian Moe Hican, in the oil business, is going for his daily hunt, and everything backfires on his increasingly frustrated butler (as opposed the the Indian, which would have been exactly like the aforementioned cartoons).

Of course, I can't think of petroleum without thinking of everything that's happened in the world during the past few years, much of it relating to control of the oil supply. Hopefully Barack Obama's election and coming inauguration will change things.

Anyway, really funny. And I'm not resigning from reviewing movies.


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