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Skipalong Rosenbloom (1951)

Passed | | Comedy, Western | 30 April 1951 (USA)
The town of Buttonhole Bend is in the clutches of the Butcher Baer (Max Baer) gang who have killed every sheriff and robbed every bank in the territory. The brains behind the gang is saloon... See full summary »

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Skipalong Rosenbloom (as Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom)
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Butcher Baer
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Buck Lovelace
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Sneaky Pete
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Square Deal Sal (as Hillary Brook)
Jacqueline Fontaine ...
Caroline Witherspoon
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Granpappy Tex Rosenbloom
Ray Walker ...
TV Announcer
Al Shaw ...
Al (as Shaw and Lee)
Sam Lee ...
Sam (as Shaw and Lee)
Joseph J. Greene ...
Judge Bean (as Joe Greene)
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Honest John - Bartender
Whitey Haupt ...
The Pecos Kid
Carl Mathews ...
Fake Indian
Artie Ortego ...
Henchman Artie
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The town of Buttonhole Bend is in the clutches of the Butcher Baer (Max Baer) gang who have killed every sheriff and robbed every bank in the territory. The brains behind the gang is saloon owner Square Deal Sal9Hillary Brooke). Skipalong Rosenbloom (Maxie Rosenbloom) comes to town and is tricked into becoming the sheriff. He falls in love with Miss Caroline Witherspoon(Jacqueline Fontaine), the town schoolmar'm. Skipalong finally corners Butcher in Square Deal Sal's saloon, beats him up and corrals the rest of the gang. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A ONE-OUNCE BRAIN IN A TEN GALLON HAT! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Western

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30 April 1951 (USA)  »

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Square Shooter  »

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You've Got Plenty to Learn About Love
Music by Jack Kenney
Lyrics by Eddie Forman
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" Giddy Up Horsey! "
31 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

Everything said about "SKIPALONG ROSENBLOOM" is so true. As a kid seeing it for the first time back in the '50's (remember we were cutting our teeth on barbed-wire cowboy movies, Wild West cerealized TV shows, adventure comic books & MADdening humor magazines, fer chrissake)... Well, this amalgam of the aforementioned all rolled up and neatly placed in this ridiculous film was like finding a pot o friggin' comedy/uncontrollable laughing gold at the end of the rainbow. It represented the "best of silliness" for the times of a pre- teen that was living in such a serious world of atomic war talk and communism mumbo jumbo.


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