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Good Sam (1948)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1 September 1948 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Clinton Sundberg ...
Nelson
Minerva Urecal ...
Mrs. Nelson
Louise Beavers ...
Chloe
Dick Ross ...
Claude
Lora Lee Michel ...
Lulu
Bobby Dolan Jr. ...
Butch
Matt Moore ...
Mr. Butler
Netta Packer ...
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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Despite the talent involved both on and off-screen, the film was a critical and commercial flop when first released in 1948. Ann Sheridan perceived that the failure was the result of she and Gary Cooper having no chemistry together as romantic leads. See more »

Quotes

Rev. Daniels: He doesn't drink?
Lucille 'Lu' Clayton: No. Sometimes I wish he did!
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Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #10.34 (1960) See more »

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capitalist propaganda

There's a difference between being good and being intelligently good. The former don't care much if their Pearls are being served to swine, the latter care very much about that and try to avoid it. The former do not fight capitalism, the latter do, because there is no other way to be good.

There is no need for Charity in a system of absolute material equality and the intelligently good strive for that system. You see, those who Think that they are entitled to a thousand times more than other people are not good people, they are evil people, got it? If you are truly good, you will fight the system that make evil people the Winners, won't you? Got it? Good.

Sam in this Movie don't Think much at all. He's a seller in a department store and at the same time he is supposed to be good. That is idiotic, period.

The 3 votes out of 10 are for the performers of this Movie. They did not Think much either otherwise they would not be in this Movie but they have made other great stuff and therefore you will have to forgive them.


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