Way Out West - Cast & Credits

Technical Credits

Hal Roach Studios presented A Stan Laurel Production (meaning, associate producer: Stan Laurel)

Production supervised by   Sidney S. Van Keuren
Unit managed by   William Terhune
Directed by   James W. Horne
Photographed by   Art Lloyd and Walter Lundin
Special photographic effects by   Roy Seawright
Original story by   Jack Jevne and Charles Rogers
Screenplay by   Charles Rogers, Felix Adler and
James Parrott
Uncredited written material by   Stan Laurel and James W. Horne
Continuity by   Charles J. Morton
Art Direction by   Arthur I. Royce
Settings by   William L. Stevens
Wardrobe by   Harry Black
Makeup by   Jack Dawn
Sound recorded by   William Randall
Sound supervised by   Elmer Raguse
Musical direction by   Marvin Hatley


Stan Laurel   Himself
Oliver Hardy   Himself
Mickey Finn,
crooked saloonkeeper
  James Finlayson
Lola Marcel,
"Serio-comic entertainer"
  Sharon Lynne
Menacing sheriff
(part originally filmed with Stanley "Tiny" Sandford)
  Stanley Fields
Mary Roberts
(part originally slated for Jacqueline Wells)
  Rosina Lawrence
Molly, sheriff's wife
(part originally filmed with Ethel Sykes)
  Vivien Oakland
The Avalon Boys Quartet:
Chill Wills
Art Green
Walter Trask
Don Brookins
Bartenders   James C. Morton
Frank Mills
Dave Pepper
Cooks   Mary Gordon
May Wallace
Waiters   Harvey Parry
George Miller
Meat-eater at the bar   Harry Bernard
Anxious patron   James Mason
Baggage man   Sam Lufkin
Cowboy extras   Sammy Brooks
Lester Dorr
Saloon worker   Jack Hill
Bearded miner   Tex Driscoll
Miner's wife, "Maw"   Flora Finch
Card player   Art Rowlands
Saloon audience   Bobby Dunn
Ed Brandenberg
John Ince
Hank Bell
Fritzi Brunette
John "Blackie" Whiteford
Frank Montgomery
Bill Wolfe
Denver Dixon/Art Mix
Buffalo Bill Jr./Jay Wilsey
Fred Cady
Eddie Borden
Helen Holmes
Ben Corbett
Cy Slocum
Double for Hardy   Cy Slocum
Double for Laurel   Ham Kinsey
Basso voice-over for Laurel   Chill Wills
Soprano voice-over for Laurel   Rosina Lawrence
Dinah the Mule   Herself






Production and Distribution

  • Laurel & Hardy series
  • Production number F-l4
  • Principal photography: Monday, August 3l through Wednesday, November ll, l936.
  • Seven reels, 5,79l feet, 65 minutes
  • Released April l6, l937 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
  • Copyright April 9, l937 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
  • Copyright renewed July 27, l964 by Hal Roach Studios
    (copyright having been assigned in l956)