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Have Rocket -- Will Travel (1959)

 |  Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  1 August 1959 (USA)
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Cast overview:
Joe DeRita ...
Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)
Larry (as The Three Stooges)
Moe (as The Three Stooges)
Jerome Cowan ...
J.P. Morse
Anna-Lisa ...
Dr. Ingrid Naarveg (as Anna Lisa)
Robert Colbert ...
Dr. Ted Benson (as Bob Colbert)
Don Lamond ...
The Venusian Robot / Reporter / Narrator (voice)


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Release Date:

1 August 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El cohete lunático  »

Box Office


$380,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When initially released, the movie was often on a double bill with The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959). See more »


The amount of water on the floor after Mr. Morse steps in the bucket. See more »


[upon meeting a talking unicorn]
Larry: Ain't he quaint?
Moe: "Ain't"? The word is "isn't"!
Larry: Isn't he quisn't?
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Edited from It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »


Have Rocket, Will Travel
Music by George Duning
Lyrics by Stanley Styne
Performed by Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Joe DeRita
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Why is this not on DVD?
27 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Granted, "Have Rocket, Will Travel" isn't the Stooges' best work--it's not even their best feature with Joe DeRita (I'd vote for either "Around the World in a Daze" or "The Outlaws Is Coming"). Nevertheless, it's pleasant and has some good moments. Strangely, it's just about the only Stooge film that's not on DVD as of December 2010. I have the VHS release, which looks fine, so decent source material exists and I wouldn't think there would be a rights issue. Maybe Columbia-TriStar is withholding it so that we'll buy it in a box set of the complete Stooges Columbia features (and buy all of the other features, which are on DVD, all over again!). Certainly, now that they've done a spectacular job with all of the shorts in chronological multi- disc volumes, a box set of the other Columbia Stooges films would be a logical release. Anyway, I hope this makes it to DVD soon.

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