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.
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Did You Know?
Fred MacMurray and Elliot Reid were involved in a love triangle here with Vera Miles just like they were with Nancy Olson in "The Absent-Minded Professor" and Fred MacMurray came out the victor in both cases. See more
When Lem and the (1944) Boy Scout troop learn that Hetty Seibert's nephew is taking legal action to stop her from donating her lake property to their troop, the scouts Duke, Jimmy and Tiger are shown at 1:40:50 standing left to right with Tiger wearing a red baseball cap emblazoned with the letter R. Later, at 1:42:12, the boys Tiger, Jimmy and Duke are shown standing left to right with the R on Tiger's cap backwards. The film has been flipped left for right in the later shot. See more
We don't think. That's for Officers.
The 1976 theatrical reissue was shortened by 10 minutes, as was the original home video. The DVD is of the complete, original version. See more
Follow Me, Boys!
by Robert B. Sherman
and Richard M. Sherman
Performed by Fred MacMurray
(uncredited) and cast, and heard in score See more