A fight promoter finds his fighter, Wayne Morris, in the sticks, a country hick left by his mother when he was young and he won't leave his home as he is still waiting for her to return to him. promoter, Pat o'brien cons him into coming with him by telling him the exposure in the papers will help him find her. O'brien later hires an old drunk woman, the great May Robson, to play the part of "mom".
Did You Know?
This film's earliest documented USA telecasts took place in Tucson AZ Tuesday 18 September 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9), and in Bellingham WA Monday 24 September 1956 on KVOS (Channel 12); it first aired in Boston Thursday 18 October 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4), in Albuquerque Saturday 20 October 1956 on KOAT (Channel 7), in Indianapolis 24 November 1956 on WFBM (Channel 6), and in Miami Thursday 4 April 1957 on WTVJ (Channel 4). See more
The end credits list May Robson's character's last name as "Martin" but she is called "Manell" in the film. See more
Hey, what is this, what's going on?
That's the judge who threw me in the clink for doing my bubble dance.
William Jennings 'Billy
What's the difference? He'll never know you with your clothes on.