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Follow Me, Boys! (1966)

Approved | | Drama, Family | 1 December 1966 (USA)
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, ... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Tokar

Writers:

Louis Pelletier (screenplay), MacKinlay Kantor (book)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fred MacMurray ... Lemuel Siddons
Vera Miles ... Vida Downey
Lillian Gish ... Hetty Seibert
Charles Ruggles ... John Everett Hughes (as Charlie Ruggles)
Elliott Reid ... Ralph Hastings
Kurt Russell ... Whitey
Luana Patten ... Nora White
Ken Murray ... Melody Murphy
Donald May ... Edward White, Jr.
Sean McClory ... Edward White, Sr.
Steve Franken ... P.O.W. Lieutenant
Parley Baer ... Mayor
William Reynolds ... Hoodoo Henderson - Man
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Storyline

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. Written by John Ludi <diogenes@sprintmail.com>

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IT CAPTURES ALL...all the happiness and heartbreak of being America's #1 hometown hero. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

On My Honor See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Parley Baer left from being the Mayor of Mayberry, to being the Mayor of Hickory. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Lemuel Siddons: Will you two stop "Lem"ing me.
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Alternate Versions

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 »


Soundtracks

Happy Birthday
(uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Sung by Vera Miles and played on saxophone by Fred MacMurray
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Times of happiness and opening a door to a wonderful world..
18 December 2001 | by aliemre627See all my reviews

Follow me boys is an excellent movie that attracts you for a long time.I watched that movie when I was 8 (1989) but still I remember it (2001,age 21).The story was powerful and so on the cast (children players). I think it is not only a children classic but also a movie that every individual must see.


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