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Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 27 September 1948 (Sweden)
In 1948 rural America, two stepbrothers compete for the same gal and the younger brother buys two untamed mules for work projects while the older brother tries to sabotage him.

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Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl. Written by Kieran Lee <kjl@kjl.st-andrews.ac.uk>

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This is generally considered to be the "screen debut" of Marilyn Monroe, although most of her footage was cut. She is visible just for a fleeting second or less as she descends the church steps and says, "Hi Rad," to June Haver's character as everyone is coming out of church on Sunday morning. See more »

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Daniel 'Snug' Dominy: [he sits down at the table] Sorry I'm late
Judith Dominy: Get that dog outta here
Daniel 'Snug' Dominy: Oh, leave him be. He won't hurt none
Judith Dominy: Get that dog out of my house!
Milt Dominy: Your house? Your House! You leave the dog stay
Judith Dominy: I said I want the dog out of the house
Milt Dominy: I say the dog stays. Did you hear me?
Daniel 'Snug' Dominy: Yes, sir. I heard ya. Get down, Ruff. Boy am I hungry! Hey, where are my hot cakes?
Judith Dominy: You're late. This is a farm, not a hotel
Milt Dominy: Fix the boy his breakfast
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Blow the Man Down
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Played when the Milt and Snug are discussing being at sea
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Scudda Hoo Makes Good Hay ***1/2
23 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An enjoyable film dealing with a male Cinderella-like relationship. Fed up with his nagging wife and bullying son, a man heads out to sea and leaves his son $20.00 to fend for himself.

The film is a gem as it shows the warm relationships that can develop with still another family and a man's determination to get those mules to work.

Anne Revere appears briefly as the wicked wife but she is memorable once again. As her n'eer-do-well son, Bob Karnes, is miserable at his best. Lon McAllister shines as the step-son and Natalie Wood steals the show as a precocious youngster who always seems to be in the right place at the right time. Another good performance is given by Tom Tully as as a nasty neighbor, and Walter Brennan is in fine form as an understanding friend to the McAllister role.


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