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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
Daniel Boone Savage ...
Noah
Hugh O'Connell ...
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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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 »

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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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Referenced in The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Mountain Swingeroo
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Performed by Penny Singleton and hillbillies at the square dance
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Bogie was right!
24 March 2005 | by (Adelaide Australia) – See all my reviews

When some of these old films bob up on Late night TV, there is often a great sense of nostalgia as you get to see stars in their very early days, mostly serving their apprenticeships in B movies - well I am here to tell you this one was not a B, more likely an X or a Z. It is hard to understand how Warners would be throwing someone like Bogart into this rubbish when they have already seen him perform in movies as outstanding as "The Petrified Forest". He was certainly made to do lots of poor stuff playing second fiddle to James Cagney and Edward G. Robinson in his early days, but this must have really hurt (even more than "The Return of Dr.X). It is hard to find anything redeeming in this, but I gave it a 2 just for Penny Singleton, who was not quite as bad as the rest of the cast.


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