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Down in 'Arkansaw' (1938)

Approved | | Action, Comedy, Music | 8 October 1938 (USA)
A government representative travels to the backwoods of Arkansas to convince the people there of the benefits to them of a proposed dam on their river.

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John Parker
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Abner Weaver
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Elviry Weaver (as Elviry)
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Cicero Weaver
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Mary Weaver
Pinky Tomlin ...
Pinky
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Judge
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Juble Butler (as Guinn Williams)
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Marks
Gertrude Green ...
Elsie
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Edwards
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Turner
Ivan Miller ...
Lewis
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Graves
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Jake (as Alan Bridge)
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Up in the country of "Arkansaw" (an on-purpose misspelling of the name of the state "Arkansas), the government is trying to get the natives to move. They want to construct a huge dam where they currently live and the mountaineers can be moved to more modern and more-inviting homes. But the local-power company interests start to mess up the project by turning the residents against the government men, headed by John Parker. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Action | Comedy | Music

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(RCA High Fidelity Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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