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Son of Paleface (1952)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance, Western | 14 July 1952 (USA)
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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bleichgesicht Junior See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hope Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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

Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr.: Where I hail from, we don't cotton to folks what cotton to other folks gals that don't cotton to folks that cotton to them. That's cotton talk, see?
Roy Barton: I apologize, mister.
Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr.: Oh, you do? Well then beat the whole kit 'n' caboodle of you. That's caboodle talk.
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Crazy Credits

8 Beautiful Girlies 8, count 'em! as The Dirty Shame Rockettes. See more »


Soundtracks

Wing-Ding Tonight
by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Performed by Bob Hope and Jane Russell (uncredited)
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Even better than I expected!
22 August 2001 | by urthmothrSee all my reviews

I had seen Trigger steal the scene - and the blanket - from Hope, and finally got to see the whole movie. What a cast! Bob Hope, Jane Russell, and Roy Rogers. The three stars complement each other, and I'd love to have a copy of a still with the three of them singing together! The movie is a great showcase for Trigger, and Paul E. Burns is great in a Gabby Hayes-like role! Of course, it is not a "politically correct" portrayal of American Indians, but it is typical of its period.


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