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Good Sam (1948)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 September 1948 (USA)
Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own family buy the things they need--like a house.

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Sam Clayton
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Lu Clayton
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Reverend Daniels
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H.C. Borden
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Shirley Mae
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Nelson
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Mrs. Nelson
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Chloe
Dick Ross ...
Claude
Lora Lee Michel ...
Lulu
Bobby Dolan Jr. ...
Butch
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Mr. Butler
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Mrs. Butler
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Ruthie
Carol Stevens ...
Mrs. Adams
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Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own family buy the things they need--like a house.

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He'll take the whole world . . . and you to his heart !

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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1 September 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

'n Duivel van een man  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 7, 1949 with Gary Cooper reprising his film role. See more »

Quotes

Rev. Daniels: Is he a good husband?
Lucille 'Lu' Clayton: Well, he's got a blonde from his work in our bed right now.
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Connections

References The Fugitive (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

The First Noel
(uncredited)
Traditional 17th century hymn
Part of the score at Christmastide
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Lot of talent wasted because of corny plot
20 October 2014 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

There is a lot of talent involved in this movie. They all perform as expected. the problem lies with the script, which was corny, dull and repetitive for the forties, and would have been also in the 30s, even in the 20s!! When released,it flopped, and no wonder.Ann Sheridan always said the reason was the lack of chemistry between her and Gary Cooper, but the real reason for me, a great fan of both of them is the script. It is monotonous and seems to go on forever.... The production values are all first rate: cast, sets and direction are first class A pity those responsible did not see what the result would be, in time. A pity for all concerned, including us, the audience .


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