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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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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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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 »

Quotes

Ed Hatch: Hey, anyone in that barn?
Kids: That's not a barn, that's a blacksmith's shop.
Ed Hatch: Oh. Is the blacksmith in?
Kids: Yeah.
[shouting]
Kids: Hey, Mom!
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Featured in Breakdowns of 1938 (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Dig Me a Grave in Missouri
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Performed by The Plunkett City hillbillies, including Leon Weaver, Frank Weaver and June Weaver
Reprised a cappella by Nat Pendleton and Louise Fazenda
Played as background music often
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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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