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Yes, We Have No Bonanza (1939)

Approved | | Comedy, Western, Short | 19 May 1939 (USA)
Set in a western town, the stooges are working as waiters in a saloon with the three girls they hope to marry. The proprietor of the saloon is a crook who, with his partner, has buried ... See full summary »

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Set in a western town, the stooges are working as waiters in a saloon with the three girls they hope to marry. The proprietor of the saloon is a crook who, with his partner, has buried $40,000 of stolen money. The boys go prospecting in hopes of raising enough money to pay off the debts of their fiancée father, who owes money to their boss. They dig up the stolen money, which the crooks recognize as their loot and abscond with. A wild chase ensues, ending with the bad guy's car crashing into the Sheriff's office. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Western | Short

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19 May 1939 (USA)  »

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Yes, We Have No Bonanzas  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This short was untitled during filming. Curly Howard's ad lib "Yes we have no bonanzas", parodying the children's song "Yes We Have No Bananas", was ultimately used as the title. See more »

Goofs

In the final chase scene; in the long shots of the car it has a windshield, but in the close ups there's no windshield. See more »

Quotes

Moe: One beer!
Curly: One beer coming up.
[fills mug and holds it up in the air with one hand]
Curly: 87,54,33 hike!
[throws the mug horizontally to Moe who catches it and puts it on the table]
Larry: Draw one!
Curly: Draw one!
[fills mug and holds it up in the air with one hand]
Curly: Hike! On the way!
[throws the mug to Larry who catches it the wrong way, the contents of the mug fly out onto Moe, getting him soaked]
[...]
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Remake of Back to the Soil (1934) See more »

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Red River Valley/She'll Be Coming 'Round The Mountain
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Performed by Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Jean Carmen, Lola Jensen, and Suzanne Kaaren
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Good Three Stooges short!
28 September 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is a very funny Three Stooges western short. All of the performances are very good and Curly is hilarious! Dick Curtis performs well as the villain and Lynton Brent does as well. Also there are brief but good performances by Vernon Dent, Jean Carmen, Lola Jensen, Suzanne Kaaren. I recommend this Three Stooges short!


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