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Director:
Writers:
John Grant (additional dialogue)
Robert Lees
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Release Date:
26 July 1951 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Bud and Lou get mixed up with hillbillies, witches and love potions. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Bud Abbott ... Al Stewart

Lou Costello ... Wilbert Smith

Dorothy Shay ... Dorothy McCoy
Kirby Grant ... Clark Winfield
Joe Sawyer ... Kalem McCoy
Glenn Strange ... Devil Dan Winfield
Ida Moore ... Granny McCoy
Shaye Cogan ... Clora McCoy

Margaret Hamilton ... Aunt Huddy
Guy Wilkerson ... Uncle Clem McCoy

Robert Easton ... Luke McCoy (as Bob Easton)
Virgil S. Taylor ... Jasper Winfield
Russell Simpson ... Judge

Hank Worden ... Target Judge

Jack Kruschen ... Gangster in Night Club
O.Z. Whitehead ... Zeke

Norman Leavitt ... Zeb
Peter Mamakos ... Gangster in Night Club
Stanley Waxman ... Clay

Dan White ... Mountaineer
Joe Kirk ... Bit Role
William Fawcett ... Old Mountain Man
Harold Goodwin ... Mountaineer
Jane Lee ... Fat Woman in Cafe
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barry Brooks ... Gangster in Night Club
Shirlee Allard ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Betty Jane Barton ... Minor Role (uncredited)
James Clay ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Fred Crow ... Hillbilly & Wagon Driver (uncredited)
Jimmie Horan ... Hillbilly (uncredited)
Jack Kenny ... Hillbilly (uncredited)
Merrill McCormick ... Hillbilly (uncredited)
Sherman Sanders ... Square Dance Caller (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson ... Captain (uncredited)
Glen Walters ... Hillbilly (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Lamont 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Grant  additional dialogue
Robert Lees 
Frederic I. Rinaldo 

Produced by
Howard Christie .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lyn Duddy (uncredited)
Joan Edwards (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
George Robinson 
 
Film Editing by
Edward Curtiss 
 
Art Direction by
Bernard Herzbrun 
Richard H. Riedel  (as Richard Riedel)
 
Set Decoration by
Russell A. Gausman 
Joseph Kish  (as Joe Kish)
 
Costume Design by
Rosemary Odell 
 
Makeup Department
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Dewey Starkey .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fred Frank .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Robert Pritchard .... sound
John Kemp .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
David S. Horsley .... special photography
Carl Lee .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Vic Parks .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... musical director
Milton Rosen .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Larry Russell .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul Sawtell .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Walter Scharf .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Walter Schumann .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Frank Skinner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Milt Bronson .... dialogue director (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
77 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Margaret Hamilton was already famous for playing a witch in her legendary role as "The Wicked Witch of the West" in the movie " The Wizard of Oz (1939)" and was ranked #4 on the American Film Institute's villain's list of the 100 years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains.See more »
Quotes:
Al Stewart:What's going on out there?
Wilbert:My in-laws, they're acting like out-laws!
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Why Don't Someone Marry Mary Ann?See more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A Few Highlights Here, just not enough for the Boys, 6 March 2005
Author: getyourdander from United States

There is too little of prime Abbott & Costello in this but there is some crackling dialog when they arrive in Kentucky and Abbott says to Costello "Smell that Kentucky Bluegrass.." Costellos retort to this is by far the best dialog in the film.

The section with Margaret Hamilton is corny but well done. While not their best work, these highlights make it worth viewing. It does not sink as far as Africa Screams, & the music in it is almost as obtrusive as some of their early military comedies. At least Costello clowns around with some corny instruments in some of the jug-band sequences.

I do think it is far from their worst film. If the plot was more centered on the family feud & less on insane romances, it would work a lot better.

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