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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IT CAPTURES ALL...all the happiness and heartbreak of being America's #1 hometown hero.
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Parley Baer left from being the Mayor of Mayberry, to being the Mayor of Hickory. See more
Lem takes Vida to the movies on their first date to see a Ronald Colman and Carole Lombard picture, but his dialogue is interrupted (conveniently) before he can name the movie title. In front of the theater the marquis shows the title of the feature, "Altar Bound", along with the two stars names. The movie "Altar Bound" however, appears to be fictional. See more
Will you two stop "Lem"ing me.
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
Written by Mildred J. Hill
and Patty S. Hill
Sung by Vera Miles
and played on saxophone by Fred MacMurray See more