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Swing Your Lady (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 8 January 1938 (USA)
Promoter Ed Hatch comes to the Ozarks with his slow-witted wrestler Joe Skopapoulos whom he pits against a hillbilly Amazon blacksmith, Sadie Horn. Joe falls in love with her and won't ... See full summary »

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Ed
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Popeye
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Sadie
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Joe
Penny Singleton ...
Cookie
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Shiner
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Waldo
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Ollie Davis
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Mrs. Davis (as Elviry)
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Jack Miller
Daniel Boone Savage ...
Noah
Hugh O'Connell ...
Smith
Tommy Bupp ...
Rufe
Sonny Bupp ...
Len (as Sunny Bupp)
Joan Howard ...
Mattie
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Promoter Ed Hatch comes to the Ozarks with his slow-witted wrestler Joe Skopapoulos whom he pits against a hillbilly Amazon blacksmith, Sadie Horn. Joe falls in love with her and won't fight. At least not until Sadie's beau Noah shows up. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

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Ed Hatch: Joe Skipapoulos, the ponderous pachyderm of grunt and groan, the Greek Hercules, is the next heavyweight champion of the world!
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Featured in Breakdowns of 1938 (1938) See more »

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Red River Valley
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Music by James Kerrigen
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A FUNNY CUTE MOVIE
22 March 2002 | by (Huntsville,Al) – See all my reviews

I will just start by saying this was a funny and cute movie.

It stars Humphery Bogart as a Wrestling promoter who was come to the Ozarks with his wrestler Joe. Joe,a loveable dim-wit, has been entered into an exhibition match with the local Amazon,and black smith. Miss Sadie Horn, to whom Ed (Bogart) has instructed him not to meet untill the day of the match.

All things change when one evening Joe is out running and stumbles over Miss Horn working. He falls hopelessly in love with her and she is quite smitten by him. Much to the dis-may of her Beau,Noah.

The comedy insues,with this very odd triangle, and witty dialogue. a must see by all classic movie viewers.

My favorite line from this movie is:

(Joe is holding a horseshoe that Sadie gave him for luck)

Joe: (rubbing the horseshoe and looking very sad)

Man: what is he doing?

Ed: I don't know...maybe he saving up for a horse.


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