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The Farmer's Daughter (1940)

 -  Comedy  -  29 March 1940 (USA)
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Broadway producer Nickie North, and his press agent Scoop Trimble, land a backer for a new show, but their "angel" requires that they rehearse the show out-of-town and star Clarice Sheldon,... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Martha Raye ...
Patience Bingham
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Nickie North
Richard Denning ...
Dennis Crane
Gertrude Michael ...
Clarice Sheldon
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Scoop Trimble
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Emily French
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Victor Walsh
Jack Norton ...
Shimmy Conway
William Duncan ...
Tom Bingham
Ann Shoemaker ...
Mrs. Bingham
Benny Baker ...
Monk Gordon
Tom Dugan ...
Forbes
Lorraine Krueger ...
Valerie
Sheila Ryan ...
Dorinda (as Betty McLauglin)
Anne Harrison ...
Rosalie
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Broadway producer Nickie North, and his press agent Scoop Trimble, land a backer for a new show, but their "angel" requires that they rehearse the show out-of-town and star Clarice Sheldon, an ex-flame whose flickerings have become unwelcome. North and Trimble establish the company on the way-out-of-town Bingham farm but are unaware the site contains a hazard...Patience Bingham, the farmer's daughter. Patience falls in love with the company's leading man, Dennis Crane, whom North was relying on to keep temperamental Clarice in line. Despite spending night-after-night going from nightclub-to-nightclub in New York City, playwright Victor Walsh hasn't found a suitable scenario-idea in any of them for a play. Trimble corrals Walsh and brings him to the farm but the quietness and fresh air are keeping the muse away...until Trimble imports some NYC noises and odors. Just as it appears that the show will go on, Clarice has discovered that her sugar-daddy angel has flown off with some new ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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29 March 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Uma Ingênua na Roça  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Referenced in Stalag 17 (1953) See more »

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Jungle Jingle
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Music by Friedrich Hollaender
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
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