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Have Rocket -- Will Travel (1959)

The 3 Stooges are cleaners at a spaceport when they accidentally take off and land on Venus. The boys encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula and an alien computer that creates three evil duplicates of the Stooges.

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David Lowell Rich

Writer:

Raphael Hayes
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Cast

Cast overview:
Joe DeRita ... Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as The Three Stooges)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as The Three Stooges)
Jerome Cowan ... J.P. Morse
Anna-Lisa ... Dr. Ingrid Naarveg (as Anna Lisa)
Robert Colbert ... Dr. Ted Benson (as Bob Colbert)
Don Lamond Don Lamond ... The Venusian Robot / Reporter / Narrator (voice)
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The 3 Stooges are cleaners at a spaceport when they accidentally take off and land on Venus. The boys encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula and an alien computer that creates three evil duplicates of the Stooges.

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Taglines:

You've heard of Sputniks and Luniks...here come the Laughniks! See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El cohete lunático See more »

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Budget:

$380,000 (estimated)
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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Released two years before the successful trip of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin to outer space and ten years before the famous moon landing of Neil Armstrong and his two companions. See more »

Goofs

In the rocket ship, wires can be seen lifting Larry as he feels the effects of gravity. See more »

Quotes

Larry: [French girl is stolen away] Why didn't I learn French instead of Latin? Ooo, a Latin...
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Connections

Spoofs Have Gun - Will Travel (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Have Rocket, Will Travel
Music by George Duning
Lyrics by Stanley Styne
Performed by Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Joe DeRita
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Short in stature, short in humour, short in compensation
22 April 2018 | by futuretypeSee all my reviews

This wasn't up to the standards of the shorts shown on TV. Moe just just wasn't himself - he seemed kind of bewildered delivering his lines - not his self-assured meaness. Larry was just fine. Joe DeRita didn't cut it at Curly Joe but he sure tried.

Speaking of short I didn't realize how short they were. And it is a shame how they were shorted on earnings never being paid more than $20,000 a year each.

If their movies ever came to my hometown I never saw them - it was the first time I had seen DeRita as a stooge. I wouldn't have liked the musical/singing numbers. Not very stooge like. The whole film seemed lacking and a far cry from the superior Abbott & Costello Go to Mars (even though it was Venus) made six years earlier. As Svengoolie stated "the Abbott and Costello vision of Venus was the preferred one."


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