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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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Spoofs Hop-Along Cassidy (1935) See more »

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Skip Along Maxie
Music by Jack Kenney
Lyrics by Eddie Forman and Dean Riesner
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I think I wet my pants I laughed so hard.
9 November 2004 | by (Los angeles, California) – See all my reviews

My cousin and I saw this movie when it came out in the early 50s.

We were like about 12 years old, the perfect age for this movie.

I think I wet my pants I laughed so hard. And yes, the balsa rocks. There is a fight scene where they are throwing rocks the size of cars at each other. Also I recall a scene in a gold mine where the villain is going to blow up Slapsie. The scene got so silly the cast was laughing at it. This was way before Sid Ceasar of any of the other crazy satire that started in the early 60s. It was way ahead of its time (of course I'm going on a 40 year old memory here). I think it was even before Mad magazine. It was the most insane thing I had ever seen. We couldn't believe it. Boy, would I like to get a copy, or even just see it again.


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