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The Old Homestead (1935)

Approved  |   |  Musical, Romance, Western  |  5 October 1935 (USA)
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Wertheimer, a New York radio talent scout, shows up at Uncle Jed's barn dance having received numerous letters from Nancy Shackelford, the adopted daughter of Uncle Jed Shackelford, telling... See full summary »

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Nancy Abbott
Lawrence Gray ...
Bob Shackleforth
Willard Robertson ...
Uncle Jed
Dorothy Lee ...
Elsie Wilson
Edward J. Nugent ...
Rudy Nash (as Eddie Nugent)
Lillian Miles ...
Peggy
Fuzzy Knight ...
Lem
Eddie Kane ...
Mr. Wertheimer
Harry Conley ...
J. Wilberforce Platt - Press Agent
Tim Spencer ...
Vern Spencer - Member of Sons of the Pioneers (as Vern Spencer)
Bob Nolan ...
Bob - Member of Sons of the Pioneers
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Len - Member of Sons of the Pioneers (as Len Slye)
Hugh Farr ...
Hugh - Member of Sons of the Pioneers
Sally Sweet ...
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Wertheimer, a New York radio talent scout, shows up at Uncle Jed's barn dance having received numerous letters from Nancy Shackelford, the adopted daughter of Uncle Jed Shackelford, telling him about the musical talents of Bob and the other four farm-hand musicians. He hires the boys for a new radio program to be known as "The Old Homestead" broadcast from New York. Nancy and Uncle Jed accompany them, the latter as their manager. The show is a hit and Nancy is thrilled, especially when she meets famous crooner Rudy Nash. Elsie Wilson, Rudy's partner, resents the attention Rudy shows Nancy, and Bob takes an immediate dislike to Rudy. The band goes to a night club and get high on champagne which they think is cider. Peggy joins the boys in their clowning after the regular entertainers quit in indignation. Nancy and Rudy enter the café, and when the proprietor realizes that Nancy and (primarily) Rudy knows the boys, he offers them $1,250 a week to perform at the club. The jealous Elsie ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The Fifth Avenue mansion scenes were actually shot at the New England home of Denman Thompson, the playwright whose play is the basis for the film. See more »

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Curiosity Value Only!
27 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

The feature film debut of Roy Rogers (billed here, second last, as Len Sly) is hardly a foretaste of things to come. Although the DVD cover is quick to draw attention to Rogers' presence, Len Sly spends almost all of his footage on-screen strumming his guitar (or whatever) and exchanges only three or four words of inconsequential dialogue in a brief rest break. Just about all the talking in this movie is handled by Lawrence Gray and Willard Robertson, with the assistance of Mary Carlisle and Dorothy Lee. All told, it's a Poverty Row movie in which production values are almost non- existent. If there are any rabid, anything-goes Rogers' fans out there, a somewhat washed-out and well-used print is available on an Alpha DVD. For my money, however, although the DVD cover is quick to draw attention to Rogers' presence, there's no way in the world that this cash-strapped Poverty Row production will prove of much interest to either patrons of the Sons of the Pioneers (here making their movie debut) or Mr. Rogers' legion of fans.


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