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Way Out West (1937) was a Comedy - Western Film directed by James W. Horne and produced by Hal Roach and Stan Laurel.

Academy Awards 1937 --- Ceremony Number 10 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringHal Roach Studio Music Department, Marvin Hatley, head of department (Score by Marvin Hatley)Nominated
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Way Out West (1937)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 11, 2017 From 4 Star Films

When put up against more sophisticated brands of humor and satirical wit, it would be easy to call the likes of Laurel & Hardy the lowest form of comedy. It sounds degrading but it’s also quite true. Their pictures are short. They’re for all intent and purposes plotless aside from on... Read full article


Way Out West (1937)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 11, 2017 From 4 Star Films

When put up against more sophisticated brands of humor and satirical wit, it would be easy to call the likes of Laurel & Hardy the lowest form of comedy. It sounds degrading but it’s also quite true. Their pictures are short. They’re for all intent and purposes plotless aside from on... Read full article


Top 100 Westerns: Way Out West

By Amanda Garrett on Feb 10, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

This week's Western is Way Out West (1937) starring the legendary comic duo of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. They are with Dinah the mule in this scene from the film. Way Out West is one of the finest and funniest of Laurel and Hardy's 23 feature films. The film, directed by James W. Horne, is ma... Read full article


Way Out West (1937)

By Beatrice on Sep 22, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Way Out West Directed by James W. Horne Written by Jack Jevne, Charlie Rogers, et al 1937/USA Hal Roach Studios/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing Ollie: If it’s anything like the last one, yes. For my money, this is the funniest of the Laurel and Hardy features. A dying prospector has select... Read full article


CMBA Comedy Classics Blogathon: "Sons of the Desert" and "Way Out West"

By Caftan Woman on Jan 22, 2012 From Caftan Woman

It is time for a week of merriment and memories as the Classic Movie Blog Association celebrates Classic Comedies with a Blogathon running January 22 - 27. "You may be a movie buff if … you have more pictures of Laurel and Hardy about the house than of actual relatives." - Caftan Woman ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Ollie: We'll all go down to Dixie. Oh, for a slice of possum and yam. Mm!
Stan: Yes sir, and some good old fish and chips. I can smell 'em.
Ollie: [disgusted] Fish and chips!


Stan: Do you mind if I have another idea?
Ollie: If it's anything like the last one, yes.


Patron: Hey Finn, you're a lucky man to have a swell gal like that.
Mickey Finn: Yeah I... What are you talking about? She's the lucky one to have a swell guy like me!


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At the end of the song "On the Trail of the Lonesome Pine", Stan Laurel's voice switches to a deep bass and then a high falsetto. These parts were dubbed by two of his co-stars, Chill Wills and Rosina Lawrence.
Dinah the Mule had previously "performed" with Laurel & Hardy in The Music Box and with Our Gang in "Honkey Donkey".
In a tribute to Claudette Colbert in It Happened One Night Stan Laurel flags down a coach by baring his leg.
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