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Follow Me, Boys! (1966)

 -  Drama | Family  -  1 December 1966 (USA)
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Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, ... See full summary »

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Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming more and more involved with the scout troop, he finds his plans to become a lawyer being put on the back burner, until he realizes that his life has been fulfilled helping the youth of the small town. Written by John Ludi <diogenes@sprintmail.com>

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IT CAPTURES ALL...all the happiness and heartbreak of being America's #1 hometown hero. See more »

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1 December 1966 (USA)  »

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On My Honor  »

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Film debut of John Larroquette. See more »

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Lem takes Vida to the movies on their first date to see a Ronald Colman and Carole Lombard picture, but his dialogue is interrupted (conveniently) before he can name the movie title. In front of the theater the marquis shows the title of the feature, "Altar Bound", along with the two stars names. The movie "Altar Bound" however, appears to be fictional. See more »

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Edward 'Whitey' White Jr. - as an Adult: Oh we wrote 'em, Lem. Every one of 'em.
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Let Me Call You Sweetheart
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Lyrics by Beth Slater Whitson
Music by Leo Friedman
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Fun movie and a look back in time
27 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved it for the look back at how things worked some 50 years ago. I know it is sugar coated. But the importance that people put in different things back then is good to see.

I love the view of how scouting as an organized group can bring the boys and the community together. My kids loved it and watch it again and again. That does not happen much with movies.

Well filmed and though it has comedy moments it dives into the seriousness of growing up in a small town. The acting is pretty much the same for all movies at the time - a little melodramatic, but during that time period you can expect that. Movies were for all ages adult to kids. So you see silliness in the middle of serious moments.

great film


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