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Radio sleuth Wally "the Fox" Benton travels to Georgia with his fiance Carol to be married, and to help Carol's college chum Ellie Mae solve a mystery involving a murdered man, old Fort Dixon and buried treasure. Written by
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Whistling in Dixie was my first time seeing Red Skelton in his series as "The Fox"
This was the first time I've seen one of Red Skelton's "Whistling" movies. Seeing him always about to act crazy whenever someone mentions "murder" was good for some laughs as was some of his wisecracks and a few slapstick moments. Rags Ragsland was also good playing two roles as both a good and bad guy. Ann Rutherford made a nice foil for Red. After a while, some of the dialogue and action threatened to seem repetitious but by the climax, a few more laughs were earned. Anyway, overall, I was pretty entertained by Whistling in Dixie. P.S. The reason I watched this just now is because since I recently watched the Our Gang shorts in chronological order, I thought I'd also look at some of the films outside of the series that featured it least one member. This one had a scene with Billie "Buckwheat" Thomas talking to Rags.
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