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Swing Your Lady (1938)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ed
Frank McHugh ...
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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8 January 1938 (USA)  »

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Adapted from a Broadway play by Kenyon Nicholson and Charles Robinson. The original stage production opened at the Booth Theatre in New York on October 18, 1936 and ran for 105 performances. The opening night cast included John Alexander, Walter Baldwin, Hope Emerson, Matt McHugh and Dennie Moore. See more »

Quotes

Joe Skopapoulos: Hey, is your old man home?
Sadie Horn: Haw, last I seen o' him, he wuz goin' out possum huntin'.
Joe Skopapoulos: Ain't he liable to come in any minute?
Sadie Horn: I don't reckon. That wuz eleven years ago.
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Referenced in The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

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The Old Apple Tree
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Performed by hillbillies, including Leon Weaver, Frank Weaver and June Weaver
Also sung and danced by Penny Singleton
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Bogart considered this his worst movie.
26 July 2003 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

There are a few laughs here and some nice old-time country music. The wrestling match is great, thanks to Daniel Boone Savage. Ronald Reagan has a short part. For Bogart fans, this film is a must because he didn't act in very many comedies.


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