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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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Release Date:

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

Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #10.34 (1960) See more »

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The First Noel
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Traditional 17th century hymn
Part of the score at Christmastide
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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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