Robert Stevenson (March 31 1905â€“November 4 1986) was an English film writer and director. Born in Buxton, Derbyshire, he moved to California in the 1940s and ended up directing 19 films for The Walt Disney Company in the 1960s and 1970s. Today, Stevenson is best remembered for directing the Julie Andrews musical Mary Poppins, for which Andrews won the Academy Award for Best Actress and Stevenson received an Oscar nomination as Best Director.
Have Rocket, Will Travel was the first feature film to star the Three Stooges after their 1959 resurgence in popularity. By this time, the trio consisted of Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Curly Joe DeRita. Released by Columbia Pictures, Have Rocket, Will Travel is reminiscent of Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953). In the Stooge comedy, the boys are portrayed as janitors who accidentally blast off to Venus and encounter a mysterious alien.Soup to Nuts (1930) â€¢Turn Back the Clock (1933) â€¢Meet the Baron (1933) â€¢Dancing Lady (1933) â€¢Myrt and Marge (1933) â€¢Fugitive Lovers (1934) â€¢Hollywood Party (1934) â€¢The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) â€¢Start Cheering (1938) â€¢Time Out for Rhythm (1941) â€¢My Sister Eileen (1942) (Cameo) â€¢Good Luck, Mr. Yates (1943) (scenes deleted) â€¢Rockin' in the Rockies (1945) â€¢Swing Parade of 1946 (1946) â€¢Gold Raiders (1951) â€¢Columbia Laff Hour (1956) â€¢Have Rocket, Will Travel (1959) â€¢Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) â€¢Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961) â€¢The Three..., http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052880