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At the Canadian National Exhibition, a young boy gets separated from his parents and meets some celebrities. | Add synopsis »
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It's a good thing that Max Schmeling never saw this; he might have chosen not to pay for Joe Louis's funeral! See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Charlie Pachter ... Johnny
Harry Pachter ... Johnny's Father
Sara Pachter ... Johnny's Mother

Lorne Greene ... Narrator (voice)

Joe Louis ... Joe Louis
William Lyon Mackenzie King ... William Lyon MacKenzie King
Chic Johnson ... Chic Johnson
Ole Olsen ... OLe Olsen
Barbara Ann Scott ... Barbara Ann Scott
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Jack Olsen 
 
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Jack Olsen 
John K. Rooke 

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Sydney Newman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Eldon Rathburn 
 
Cinematography by
Jean-Marie Couture 
 
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Jack Olsen 
 

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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
It's a good thing that Max Schmeling never saw this; he might have chosen not to pay for Joe Louis's funeral!, 11 July 2006
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

Good, wholesome little boy goes with parents to fair, gets lost, and has all sorts of adventures. Yeah, we've seen this far too many times. "Johnny at the Fair" should be titled "Johnny at the Un-fair". And to think that Joe Louis got himself mixed up in this swill. No doubt the people of Canada are embarrassed that their country got portrayed like this (we can probably all agree that Michael Moore and the "South Park" guys have done a much better job looking at our northern neighbor). Fortunately, all is not lost: "MST3K" tore this movie apart. In their version, Johnny's negligent parents decide to abandon him.

In conclusion, the movie by itself is 0/10, but the "MST3K" version is 10/10.

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