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Swing Your Lady (1938)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Music, Romance  |  8 January 1938 (USA)
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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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Storyline

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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The opening credits list "The Weaver Brothers and Elviry" as a group cast member, but the end credits lists the individual members of the group. The end credits were used in the IMDb listing. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Davis: My, you oughta see all them clothes she's got. Would you believe it - three pairs of shoes!
First woman: Great day! What's she want with three pairs of shoes?
Second woman: She's only got two feet!
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Red River Valley
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Music by James Kerrigen
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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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