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State Fair (1962)

Texan farmers the Frake family head for the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents are focused on winning the competitions for livestock and cooking. However, their restless daughter Margy and her brother Wayne meet attractive new love interests.

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Texan farmers the Frake family head for the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents are focused on winning the competitions for livestock and cooking. However, their restless daughter Margy and her brother Wayne meet attractive new love interests.

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So fresh and wonderful with Richard Rodgers' NEWEST melodies and NEWEST lyrics!

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9 March 1962 (USA)  »

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A Feira da Vida  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

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$3,500,000 (USA)
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In October 1960 articles Arthur Godfrey was announced to portray Abel Frake, a role that eventually went to Tom Ewell. See more »

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Featured in Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies (1996) See more »

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Never Say No To A Man
Lyrics and Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Alice Faye
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i really think this was a wonderful movie.
14 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

i really love this movie, i wish that they would bring it back to t.v. the movie is really heart warming. it's base on the love between four young people, and the different worlds they live in and how they meant. and fell in love. i wish that they can put this film on disk or tape.


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