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Son of Paleface (1952)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance, Western | 14 July 1952 (USA)
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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Ebenezer Hawkins
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Sheriff McIntyre
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Mr. Stoner (as Harry Von Zell)
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Chief Yellow Cloud
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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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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Bob Hope offered the role of Mike to Maureen O'Hara but she turned it down. O'Hara loved the script but was going through an unhappy period in her marriage and felt that she would not be able to be funny in the film. See more »

Goofs

Twice Bob Hope mentions that Harvard University is in Boston. It's in Cambridge. See more »

Quotes

Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr.: When I was twelve, oh what a joy, Mom told me I was a boy!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Featured in Precious Images (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Am I In Love
by Jack Brooks
Performed by Bob Hope and Jane Russell (uncredited)
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Hilarious movie, and a treat for Jane Russell fans
26 August 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

A terrifically funny movie. Bob Hope's wisecracking persona and writer-director Frank Tashlin's cartoon-like gags make a perfect blend. And anyone who enjoys Jane Russell has to check out her opening shot in the movie, in which the camera pans up her gorgeous legs while va-va-voom plays on the soundtrack.

Top-notch comedy in every department


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