When Abner is mistakenly diagnosed as having only two weeks to live, his partner gets the idea that they can make a ton of money by having Abner perform all kinds of dangerous stunts.

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Chester Lauck ...
Lum Edwards (as Lum)
Norris Goff ...
Abner Peabody (as Abner)
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Mr. Pinkney
Kay Linaker ...
Mrs. Madge Carmen
Irving Bacon ...
Omar Tennyson Gimpel
Herbert Rawlinson ...
J.J. Stark Sr.
Ivan F. Simpson ...
Professor Albert Frisby (as Ivan Simpson)
Rosemary La Planche ...
Miss LaPlanche, Dr. O'Brien's Nurse
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When Abner is mistakenly diagnosed as having only two weeks to live, his partner gets the idea that they can make a ton of money by having Abner perform all kinds of dangerous stunts.

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The "Back-Home" Boys Turn Big-City Jinx-Busters!

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26 February 1943 (USA)  »

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When Lum & Abner arrive at Gold City to check out their railroad, there's a shot of a dilapidated shack with a dangling sign. This shot is flipped; the letters are backwards. A minute later, they actually walk in front of the shack; now the sign leans in the opposite direction and the letters are in the right order. See more »

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Lum and Abner Return For More
15 March 2002 | by (Flushing, NY) – See all my reviews

The movie has Abner inheriting a railroad from his uncle in Chicago and Lum having the idea that they should buy the rightaway from local areas so the train can run through Pine Ridge, using the money from local citizens. When the two reach Chicago, they find out the train is something to be better used for scrap. Abner then slips down the lawyers stairs, and is taken to the doctor. The results of Abner's diagnosis are mixed and then mistakenly learns he has two weeks to live. Abner then takes on a series of dangerous stunts in order to pay back the money to the Pine Ridge citizens. The movie has its moments and interesting characters, but strictly this is an OK B picture used to capitalize on the radio series. Worth watching if you like the show. Rating, 6 out of 10.


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