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Skipalong Rosenbloom (1951)

Passed  -  Comedy | Western  -  30 April 1951 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Cast

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Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom ...
Skipalong Rosenbloom (as Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom)
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Butcher Baer
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Buck Lovelace
Fuzzy Knight ...
Sneaky Pete
Hillary Brooke ...
Square Deal Sal (as Hillary Brook)
Jacqueline Fontaine ...
Caroline Witherspoon
Raymond Hatton ...
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)
Dewey Robinson ...
Honest John - Bartender
Whitey Haupt ...
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 (Max 'Slapsie 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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Spoofs Hop-a-long Cassidy (1935) See more »

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You've Got Plenty to Learn About Love
Music by Jack Kenney
Lyrics by Eddie Forman
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Nightclub pugilists
27 July 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Stars of Skipalong Rosenbloom, Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom and Max Baer were a pair of former boxing champions who around this time had a nightclub act together. Rosenbloom who talked with that punch drunk New York accent and Baer who was always known as a man who liked to have a good time more than anything else. They did well on the nightclub circuit and made this western spoof on Hopalong Cassidy currently enjoying a revival on the small screen.

Rosenbloom of course is in the title role. He's the sheriff, not the brightest law enforcement official going, but earnest enough is after the Butcher Baer gang. Baer is the most notorious outlaw in the west, but he's only the front. Behind every man there's a smart woman and in this case smart and beautiful Hillary Brooke.

Both Rosenbloom and Baer also did screen roles after their boxing careers were over. Both separately were known to the movie-going public. This is the only time both were together in the same film.

Skipalong Rosenbloom relies a lot on the images of these two fighters. I do hope someone brings this interesting film out on DVD.


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