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West of Hot Dog (1924)

Not Rated | | Short, Western, Comedy | 30 December 1924 (USA)
On his way to collect inheritance in the small town on Hot Dog, Stan gets robbed by highwaymen, one of which is the other person who shall attend the reading of their late Uncle's will. The... See full summary »

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Joe Rock, Scott Pembroke (uncredited)

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Tay Garnett (titles)
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Stan Laurel ... Stan, a tenderfoot
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On his way to collect inheritance in the small town on Hot Dog, Stan gets robbed by highwaymen, one of which is the other person who shall attend the reading of their late Uncle's will. The reading of the will states Stan will get everything, including 'The Last Chance Saloon', but in the case of Stan's death, the saloon will be split between Bad Mike and his friend. Stan nows flees town, but gets on Bad Mike's horse, which takes him to Bad Mike's house. Bad Mike and his gang arrive at the house, after robbing the saloon. They soon hear Stan, and an epic gun battle follows, with the town Sheriff not far behind. Written by Paul L

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Short | Western | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 December 1924 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

West of Hot-Dog See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Intertitle: Some tenderfeet are born fighters - - others are born heroes - - Stan was just born.
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Spoofs West of the Pecos (1922) See more »

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Stan in the West
5 November 2002 | by King Of The WorldSee all my reviews

This is quite a funny short, in which Stan travels to the wild west. It includes good comedy acting by Stan, especially during the hold-up scene at the start, probably the funniest scene in the movie. The shoot-out scene is well constructed, and works well. This is one of many parodies Stan made for Joe Rock during 1924-1925, before joining Hal Roach. The film will appeal to fans of Stan Laurel, and people who generally like silent comedy.


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