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Mountain Justice (1937)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  24 April 1937 (USA)
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Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to better herself and her people amid prejudice and familial abuse.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Brent ...
Paul Cameron
Josephine Hutchinson ...
Ruth Harkins
Guy Kibbee ...
Doctor John Aloysius Barnard
Mona Barrie ...
Evelyn Wayne
Robert Barrat ...
Jeff Harkins
Joe King ...
Judge at Ruth's Trial (as Joseph King)
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Phoebe Lamb
Robert McWade ...
Lawyer Horace Bamber
Fuzzy Knight ...
Clem Biggers
Edward Pawley ...
Tod Miller
Elisabeth Risdon ...
Meg Harkins (as Elizabeth Risdon)
Marcia Mae Jones ...
Bethie Harkins
Granville Bates ...
Judge Crawley at Jeff's Trial
Russell Simpson ...
Mr. Matthew Turnbull
Sibyl Harris ...
Mrs. Turnbull
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Stalwart Appalachian woman finds romance as she struggles to better herself and her people amid prejudice and familial abuse.

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Drama | Romance

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24 April 1937 (USA)  »

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Contemporary sources suggest the film was based on a real murder case where a woman killed her own father. See more »

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Isle of Capri
(1934) (uncredited)
Music by Will Grosz
Lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy
Played on a record
Danced to by Josephine Hutchinson and Marcia Mae Jones
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bears no resemblance to hillbillies
13 April 2008 | by (Jacksonville, FL) – See all my reviews

The movie is entertaining but bears absolutely no resemblance whatsoever to hillbillies I grew up with. Behaving the way he does, the father character would have been shot dead in his teenage years where I come from in West Virginia. A brutal thug like him would never have fathered any children if he did survive because no woman would ever have married him.

In the hillbilly culture where I come from, the family group is typically one of matriarchy. As for the father selecting his daughter's husband, that is totally and completely ludicrous. In the hillbilly culture I grew up in, father's will typically object strenuously to their daughter's selection of a mate but that's only because he doesn't want her to leave the house.

As for the doctoring there, most people don't go to doctors or dentists. The hillbilly medical practice goes like this: you ignore the pain until it either goes away or gets so bad you can't stand it and you have to go see a doctor. If it goes away, which it usually does, then you didn't need a doctor anyway. If it gets so bad you can't stand it then maybe it's something serious or maybe it's something you can live with. Dental practice goes like this: you never do anything to your teeth until the cavities get so bad you can't stand the pain. Then you go to the dentist, get them pulled and get false teeth.

Personally speaking, I never brushed my teeth until I joined the Navy in 1963! I never took a shower either! Needless to say, those bad practices and habits were quickly altered in boot camp.


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