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Sis Hopkins (1941)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 12 April 1941 (USA)
A young girl from the "sticks" comes to the city to live with her wealthy relatives. At first she is the objection of derision and made fun of because of her unsophisticated nature, but it ... See full summary »

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A young girl from the "sticks" comes to the city to live with her wealthy relatives. At first she is the objection of derision and made fun of because of her unsophisticated nature, but it turns out that there's a bit more to her than most of her snooty relatives and their condescending friends think. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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12 April 1941 (USA)  »

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Adorable intrusa  »

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1.37 : 1
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Accoring to reporter Sheilah Graham's syndicated newspaper column Hollywood Gadabout, a musical number in this production utilized some of the Louis XVI-style wigs made for Norma Shearer in Marie Antoinette (1938) See more »

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Sis Hopkins: You're tellin' I!
Ripple: Your syntax is irregular.
Sis Hopkins: (examing herself) Where?
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Did I mention the yodeling?
11 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

Very much a mixed bag. The good-Judy Canova could really sing when she wasn't camping it up with yodeling and so forth. Bob Crosby, Bing's brother, also had a nice voice not as smooth as his brothers but pleasant and his band is very good but when he reads his lines the man is a block of wood. Susan Hayward very early in her career gives a good account of herself as a spoiled selfish witch, something of a specialty of hers on her way up. Plus she has the dubious distinction of probably being the only Oscar winner to appear in a Judy Canova movie. The bad-Did I mention the yodeling? Jerry Colonna is very definitely an acquired taste and a great deal of the movie is very corny and a tad ridiculous. Not painful just don't expect high art.


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