PG | | Western, Comedy
Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream, he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who ... See full summary »
The boarding house Tater stays at is called "Stern's Hacienda la Cienega," which translates to "Stern's Swamp (or marsh) Estate." There are two variations of the spelling: ciénega & ciénaga. The word is derived from 'ciéno' meaning 'silt' and 'agua' meaning 'water.' Ciénega is the more common spelling, but ciénaga is considered more proper due to the word agua. The former is also used most in the scientific community.
If a person saying he was something was all there was to it, this country'd be full of rich men and good-looking women. Kings and queens... you know what I mean? Too bad it isn't that easy. In short, when someone else says you're a writer, that's ...
When Tater first escapes the two correspondence school he steals a Model A Ford which soon runs out of gas. The gas gauge shown on 'E' is not from a Model A, which utilized a float window, not an electric gauge.
The film opens with the 1930's MGM logo.