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Stablemates (1938)

Approved | | Drama, Sport | 7 October 1938 (USA)
A washed up, alcoholic Vet and a dreamer stable boy help nurse a sick race horse back to health.

Director:

Sam Wood

Writers:

Richard Maibaum, Reginald Owen (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Wallace Beery ... Doc Thomas 'Tom' Terry
Mickey Rooney ... Michael 'Mickey'
Arthur Hohl ... Mr. Gale
Margaret Hamilton ... Beulah Flanders
Minor Watson ... Barney Donovan
Marjorie Gateson ... Mrs. Shepherd
Oscar O'Shea ... Pete Whalen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pat West Pat West ... First Railbird (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

A washed up, alcoholic Vet and a dreamer stable boy help nurse a sick race horse back to health.

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Taglines:

A Couple Of Mugs You'll Love !

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Compagnons d'infortune See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Margaret Hamilton and "Terry" also share the screen in"The Wizard of Oz" as the Wicked Witch and Toto-respectively See more »

Goofs

When Michael and Doc are by the beach, Doc puts on his left shoe, then puts it on again in the next scene. See more »

Quotes

Beulah Flanders: I look the same, wet or dry.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown over drawings of horses on a racetrack. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

When You Wore a Tulip
Music by Percy Wenrich (1924)
Lyrics by Jack Mahoney
Sung by Wallace Beery and others at the songfest
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Great Movie!
19 March 2002 | by donnyrussellSee all my reviews

One of my all time favorite movies, and one of the best movies ever made about Thoroughbred horse racing. All horse racing fans will enjoy watching this movie very much. Wallace Berry and Mickey Rooney give excellent performances, too make the movie very enjoyable to watch.


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