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The Kid Brother (1927)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 17 January 1927 (USA)
A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town.

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Olin Hickory
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Sam Hooper
Ralph Yearsley ...
Hank Hooper (as R. Yearsley)
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The most important family in Hickoryville is (naturally enough) the Hickorys, with sheriff Jim and his tough manly sons Leo and Olin. The timid youngest son, Harold, doesn't have the muscles to match up to them, so he has to use his wits to win the respect of his strong father and also the love of beautiful Mary. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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This was the last film in which Harold Lloyd appeared with Jobyna Ralston. See more »

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When Harold is first shown packing the money back into the pouch, he clears the table. The subsequent close shot shows the money on the table again. See more »

Quotes

Hank Hooper: Me and ma have come to take the girl home.
Mrs. Hooper: She can't stay here where there's no womenfolks. It ain't decent.
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Brilliant
18 April 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Even though I had enjoyed several of Lloyd's films, I never really looked at him as being on the same level as Keaton. That's changed after seeing "The Kid Brother." The last half hour is as entertaining as anything on film. Harold's resourcefulness while fighting is a thing to behold! And the monkey with the shoes? Fantastic!


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