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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Maxie Rosenbloom ...
Skipalong Rosenbloom (as Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom)
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Butcher Baer
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Buck Lovelace
Fuzzy Knight ...
Sneaky Pete
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Square Deal Sal (as Hillary Brook)
Jacqueline Fontaine ...
Caroline Witherspoon
Raymond Hatton ...
Granpappy Tex Rosenbloom
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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 ...
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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The Funniest Picture of the Year...You'll howl when you see it! See more »

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Comedy | Western

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Passed | See all certifications »
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30 April 1951 (USA)  »

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Square Shooter  »

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1.37 : 1
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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 saw this when I was A kid and would really like a copy.
2 December 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this as a ten year old in a Saturday Kids Matinee, and remember it to this day. It was outrageously funny, and had me on the edge of my seat. It was like nothing I had ever seen before, and I wondered how they did it. The `Skipalong Rosenbloom' name was really funny in its self, let along the balsa boulders that were thrown about in sideways camera shots. High camp and a western spoof that was really funny, certainly a fond memory among my favorite 50s film, `War of the Worlds' and `The Day The Earth Stood Still.' This is first hard copy proof I've ever found, that this film ever existed, as I've only run into one other person who ever saw it.


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