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Son of Paleface (1952)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Western  |  14 July 1952 (USA)
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Junior Potter returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. "Mike" is the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Barton is the federal marshal hot on her trail.

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Peter Potter Jr.
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Trigger, Roy Barton's Horse (as Trigger Smartest Horse in the Movies)
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Paul E. Burns ...
Ebenezer Hawkins
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Sheriff McIntyre
Harry von Zell ...
Mr. Stoner (as Harry Von Zell)
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Chief Yellow Cloud
William 'Wee Willie' Davis ...
Blacksmith (as Wee Willie Davis)
Charles Cooley ...
Charley (as Charley Cooley)
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Junior Potter returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. "Mike" is the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Barton is the federal marshal hot on her trail.

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Trivia

Frank Tashlin wanted to direct this film because he disliked Norman Z. McLeod's direction of The Paleface (1948) for which he wrote the script. See more »

Goofs

After Roy Rogers completes his visit with the governor on the stage coach, Roy climbs out on top the coach and catches a limb from a tree. As he is hanging there he whistles for Trigger. When Trigger comes out from behind a bush, you can see the leg's of a person who was holding Trigger behind the bush until Roy called. See more »

Quotes

Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr.: Why, I'm so mean, I hate myself.
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Crazy Credits

Trigger, as The Smartest Horse in Movies. See more »

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Skip to My Lou
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Wow! What a movie!
3 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

This hilarious western spoof is wickedly funny, marvellously self-aware, and doesn't want to admit to knowing the meaning of the fourth wall.

Hope works well with Roy Rogers--and of course Jane Russel is a sight not to be missed. Personally, I liked her better in the raider get-up, fully ensconsed in her role as villain. She keeps us guessing right up till the end whether she's going to shoot Hope or kiss him. What a movie!

I can't tell you any of the gags, or any of the string of one liners Bob Hope starts the movie with and doesn't let up with at all, ever. It would just hurt you too much.

If you haven't seen this movie and think would like to, go watch it. If you consider Bob Hope unfunny, and long for subtler entertainment, go set your pants on fire, you philistine, and give yourself some culture.


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