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The Old Homestead (1942)

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Another in the series of films Republic made from 1939 to 1944 headlining the rustic family musical group known as "The Weaver Brothers and Elviry." In real life, June Weaver (Elviry) was ... See full summary »

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Abner Weaver
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Cicero Weaver
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Mayor Elviry Weaver
Dick Purcell ...
Scarf Lennin
Jed Prouty ...
Councilman Bell
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Goldie
Maris Wrixon ...
Mary Jo Weaver
Robert Conway ...
Fred Morgan
Linda Brent ...
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Another in the series of films Republic made from 1939 to 1944 headlining the rustic family musical group known as "The Weaver Brothers and Elviry." In real life, June Weaver (Elviry) was married to Frank Weaver (Cicero)but always played the wife of Abner (Leon Weaver)in the films. June Weaver also had a daughter,Loretta, from a previous marriage that appeared in many of the films as Loretta Weaver. This mid-America adventure finds Farmington town mayor Elviry Weaver (June Weaver)and her husband police chief Abner (Leon Weaver)under heavy critical fire because crime runs unabated in their town. Leader of the critics is Councilman Bell (Jed Prouty), who is secretly responsible for the crime wave by operatating a "Protection" racket and if the townspeople do not sign up for the service, his henchmen stage hold-ups,thefts and other acts of intimidation. Elviry travels to the state capitol to enlist the aid of a prominent investigator, but he is too busy to help her. She then conceives ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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It's Fun On The Run As America's Fvorite Family Gives Chase To A Gang Of City Racketeers Who Try A Home Town Invasion! (original print ad) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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17 August 1942 (USA)  »

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