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Francis (1950)

 -  Comedy | War | Fantasy  -  February 1950 (USA)
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A Mule Wiser Than Many of the Humans.

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Nurse Valerie Humpert
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Col. Hooker
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Gen. Stevens (as John McIntyre)
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Col. Plepper
Howland Chamberlain ...
Maj. Nadel
James Todd ...
Col. Saunders
Robert Warwick ...
Col. Carmichael
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Sgt. Chillingbacker
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Capt. Jones (as Anthony Curtis)
Mikel Conrad ...
Maj. Garber
Loren Tindall ...
Maj. Richards
Charles Meredith ...
Banker Munroe
Francis the Talking Mule ...
Francis (as Francis)
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The truthful soldier Stirling didn't know how to lie about his source of information, the talking army Mule, Francis, so he was treated as a lunatic and led to one after another hilarious situations, where the mule was the only one that appeared in his right mind. In the process of all this, the mule assisted in uncovering a spy, Mareen, who pretended to be lost among the jungles, but was actually... This is a perfect family film, even amusing to the adults. If people all have enough sense as this talking mule does, the world will be a much better place than its present condition. Written by Winston Song

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Francis the Talking Mule  »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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Donald O'Connor's first of six "Francis" movies. See more »

Quotes

Francis the Talking Mule: I hope to kiss a duck I can talk!
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Referenced in Robson Arms: ICQ (2005) See more »

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My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean
Traditional Scottish folk song
Performed by Chill Wills
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The 25 Year Old Tony Curtis
18 April 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

As a stock actor, the 25 year old Tony Curtis appeared in a series of films like 'Francis' which were dull and tacky. It served to pad out his c.v. and pay his bills because his audience thought he was too good looking to be doing a proper job.


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