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Mámi (1937)

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Torday Henrik is a wealthy invalid on his deathbed but, when relatives start gathering like vultures, he decides to spite them and get well. In the midst of the celebration Mami Gasparne ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sári Fedák ...
Mámi,Özvegy Kovács Gáspárné
Jenö Pataky ...
Lia Szepes ...
Horváth Ilonka
Jenö Törzs ...
Torday Henrik,bankvezér
István Bársony ...
Inas
Piroska Vaszary ...
Torday nõrokona
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andor Heltai ...
Cigányprímás
Béla Mihályffi ...
Mr.Benedek
Sándor Peti ...
Kárpáthi úr
Annie Réthy ...
Benedek felesége (as Anna Réthy)
Mary Vágó ...
Benedek lánya
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Torday Henrik is a wealthy invalid on his deathbed but, when relatives start gathering like vultures, he decides to spite them and get well. In the midst of the celebration Mami Gasparne and her son, Kovacs, arrive from Texas, and upset the goings-on with their strange manner...including, one presumes, speaking Hungarian with a Texas accent. Since Kovacs is his nephew, Torday welcomes them as additions to the family and has a marriage arranged for Kovacs. But the real romance starts when Ilonka is hired to instruct Kovacs in the manners and customs of the country. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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18 February 1938 (USA)  »

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Goropadna tasta  »

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The peasant relatives from Texas show up.

Based on a play by Reszo Torok, this film played in the U.S. in February, 1939 at NYC's Modern Playhouse Theater with Hugarian dialogue and no English titles.

Jeno Torzs is a wealthy invalid on his deathbed but, when relatives start gathering like vultures, he decides to spite them and get well. In the midst of the celebration Sari Fedak and her son, played by Jeno Pataky, arrive from Texas, and upset the goings-on with their strange manner...including, one presumes, speaking Hungarian with a Texas accent.

Since Pataky is his nephew, Torzs welcomes them as additions to the family and has a marriage arranged for Pataky. But the real romance starts when Lia Szepes is hired to instruct Pataky in the manners---we don't say "howdy, y'all"---and customs of the country.


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