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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
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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
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Noah
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Smith
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Rufe
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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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Trivia

Humphrey Bogart initially refused to play in this movie; he agreed when his weekly salary was raised by $200. See more »

Quotes

Joe Skopapoulos: [after finding a horseshoe in a pillowcase]
Joe Skopapoulos: I got it.
Cookie: What's the idea?
Ed Hatch: Search me. Maybe he's saving up for a horse.
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Connections

Featured in Breakdowns of 1938 (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Yoo-Hoo
(1921) (uncredited)
Music by Al Jolson
Played when Noah smiles and waives to the waitress at the end
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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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