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Slim Carter (1957)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  November 1957 (USA)
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Hughie Mack, a not so nice western singer, is discovered by Clover Doyle as the next movie cowboy hero. His name is changed to Slim Carter and a promotional buildup begins. Leo Gallaher, an... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jock Mahoney ...
Slim Carter aka Hugh Mack
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Clover Doyle
Tim Hovey ...
Leo Gallaher
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Joe Brewster
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Montana Burriss
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Charlene Carroll
Walter Reed ...
Richard L. Howard
Margaret Field ...
Hat Check Girl (as Maggie Mahoney)
Roxanne Arlen ...
Cigarette Girl
Jim Healy ...
Jim - M.C.
Bill Williams ...
Frank Hanneman
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Allie Hanneman
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Storyline

Hughie Mack, a not so nice western singer, is discovered by Clover Doyle as the next movie cowboy hero. His name is changed to Slim Carter and a promotional buildup begins. Leo Gallaher, an orphan boy wins the contest to spend a month with Slim. Leo is a good influence on his cowboy hero. Clover sees the good and more in Slim. Montana Burriss is Slim's double. Written by <crj1@cornell.edu>

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(Eastmancolor)

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Trivia

Screenwriter Mary C. McCall Jr. said that the script was based mostly on the life of William Boyd, who had long played Hopalong Cassidy and for whom her husband (and co-writer) had worked in the 1930s: "It was a case of the man becoming the part - with the passage of time, Bill Boyd and Hopalong Cassidy were indistinguishable one from the other." See more »

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Gold
Written by Ralph Freed and Beasley Smith
Performed by Bob Grabeau
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Jock Mahoney is one of the Greatest of all time
16 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of my mom's favorite Westerns..and she doesn't like too much gunsmoke, but this was a great movie as you watched a man change because of a kid. I looked up Tim Hovey and am so sorry that that kid died of drugs. I have seen him in other movies, another of Jock's and he was a great little actor. I learned later in life that old Jock was a great stuntman and did the stunts for the Durango Kid before his face was ever seen. I first saw him in "Hoedown" with Eddie Arnold in 1950, where he played a broken down cowboy actor who couldn't even drive a car. In Slim Carter, he played a movie cowboy afraid of heights. I don't think Jock Mahoney was really afraid of anything. He worked with Dick Jones and they could fall off a horse at full gallop and not get hurt. Impossible to say enough about this great star.


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