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Whoops, I'm an Indian! (1936)

Set in the old west, the stooges are crooked gamblers gypping the resident of a frontier town. They are discovered and must escape into the woods. To elude the sheriff they disguise ... See full summary »

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Set in the old west, the stooges are crooked gamblers gypping the resident of a frontier town. They are discovered and must escape into the woods. To elude the sheriff they disguise themselves as Indians. Their plan works until Curly, dressed as a squaw, is forced to marry a local tough guy. The stooges are unmasked and wind up in the hoosegow. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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11 September 1936 (USA)  »

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The title is a reference to the popular Fanny Brice song, "I'm an Indian" ("Hoo-hoo, I'm an Indian."). See more »

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Across the water a road with utility poles is visible. See more »

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Pierre: Now for our honeymoon! For you I have the grand surprise!
Curly: [dressed as a Native American woman] So do I if ya only knew it!
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References It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

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WHOOPS, I'M AN Indian (Del Lord, 1936) **1/2
9 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

This is another Stooges short with a Western setting, which has some nice backwoods scenery but is otherwise routine. Here, the boys are swindlers run out of town by the customers of a saloon; they subsequently have to fend for themselves, where we get a good gag which has Curly trying to procure food by going underwater and shooting at the fish! Eventually, they reach a log-cabin – the property of one of their 'victims' and whose wife has been abducted by Indians; coincidentally, The Stooges disguise themselves as Native Americans which, of course, incurs the trapper's wrath (and also gives the film its title!). At the finale, our heroes are back in town – believing their Indian disguise will fool the locals – but, on the run once again soon after, they unwittingly lock themselves up in jail!


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