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Son of Paleface (1952)

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.

Director:

Frank Tashlin
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bob Hope ... Peter Potter Jr.
Jane Russell ... Mike 'The Torch' Delroy
Roy Rogers ... Roy Barton
Trigger ... Trigger, Roy Barton's Horse (as Trigger Smartest Horse in the Movies)
Bill Williams ... Kirk
Lloyd Corrigan ... Doc Lovejoy
Paul E. Burns ... Ebenezer Hawkins
Douglass Dumbrille ... Sheriff McIntyre
Harry von Zell ... Mr. Stoner (as Harry Von Zell)
Iron Eyes Cody ... Chief Yellow Cloud
William 'Wee Willie' Davis ... Blacksmith (as Wee Willie Davis)
Charles Cooley Charles Cooley ... Charley (as Charley Cooley)
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Storyline

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bleichgesicht Junior See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Frank Tashlin wanted to direct this film because he disliked Norman Z. McLeod's direction of The Paleface (1948) for which he wrote the script. See more »

Goofs

When at the start of the movie Roy Rogers sings "Four legged friend" his stirrups have blue covers with "RR" on them, denoting Roy Rogers and not his character's initials. See more »

Quotes

Roy Barton: What are you going to pay for that wagon with?
Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr.: Ah, a preposition at the end of a sentence, and you split you infinitive. Pretty soon you'll be dangling a participle. Shame on you sir, the school marm will certainly hear about this.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

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Soundtracks

Skip to My Lou
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Heard as a theme during the Indian chase
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funny
20 August 2003 | by willramsSee all my reviews

Bob Hope plays Potter, returning to claim his father's gold, but it can't be found. Mike, played by Jane Russell, is a leader of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on the trail of thieves. It is very funny and lots of gimmicks, and the musical numbers are very good. I never realized that Roy Rogers had such a good singing voice. Jane Russell and Bob Hope do their own songs which are enjoyable, but not as memorable as "Buttons & Bows" from the original. One of the funniest scenes is with Trigger, Roy Roger's horse sleeping with Hope. 7/10


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