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Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952)

Approved  |   |  Musical  |  1 April 1952 (USA)
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Shy farmboy loves his next-door neighbor, but she dreams of going to the big city. Then she gets mixed up with big-city gangsters.

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Aaron Slick
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Josie Berry
Robert Merrill ...
Bill Merridew
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Gladys
Minerva Urecal ...
Mrs. Peabody
Martha Stewart ...
Soubrette
Fritz Feld ...
Headwaiter
Veda Ann Borg ...
Girl in red
Chick Chandler ...
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Country bumpkin Aaron Slick has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Berry for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew and his "kissing cousin" Gladys, stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A DOZEN-AND-ONE TUNE HITS! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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1 April 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Marshmallow Moon  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Robert Merrill broke his contract with the Metropolitan Opera in order to make this film. See more »

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Life Is a Beautiful Thing
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
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Delightful Time
25 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful show with an outstanding cast. The movie is based on the play Aaron Slick From Punkin Crick, a delightful play. When I was in Jr. High School we put this play on in our church and I played the part of Aaron Slick. So.i was quite naturally drawn to this title on Netflix.

This was the time period when musicals were popular but somehow this movie missed the mainstream even with such a power house lineup that included Robert Merrill, Dinah Shore and Edy Williams. One cannot go wrong by spending time with this movie. It is a great family movie! So grab the kids pop some corn and snuggle up and enjoy some fine entertainment. I had a blast as a kid participating in the play as Aaron Slick.


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