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Comin' Round the Mountain (1951)

Bud and Lou get mixed up with hillbillies, witches and love potions.

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writers:

John Grant (additional dialogue), Robert Lees | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bud Abbott ... Al Stewart
Lou Costello ... Wilbert Smith
Dorothy Shay ... Dorothy McCoy
Kirby Grant ... Clark Winfield
Joe Sawyer ... Kalem McCoy
Glenn Strange ... Devil Dan Winfield
Ida Moore ... Granny McCoy
Shaye Cogan Shaye Cogan ... Clora McCoy
Margaret Hamilton ... Aunt Huddy
Guy Wilkerson ... Uncle Clem McCoy
Robert Easton ... Luke McCoy (as Bob Easton)
Virgil S. Taylor Virgil S. Taylor ... Jasper Winfield
Russell Simpson ... Judge
Hank Worden ... Target Judge
Jack Kruschen ... Gangster in Night Club
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Storyline

Bud and Lou get mixed up with hillbillies, witches and love potions.

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Comedy | Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Real McCoy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Margaret Hamilton was already famous for playing a witch in her legendary role as "The Wicked Witch of the West" in the movie " The Wizard of Oz (1939)" and was ranked #4 on the American Film Institute's villain's list of the 100 years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains. See more »

Quotes

[after walking into an old beat-down cabin]
Wilbert: How could my kin folks ever live in a joint like this?
Al Stewart: Probably your forefathers lived here.
Wilbert: I beg your pardon?
Al Stewart: I said probably your forefathers lived here before you.
Wilbert: My four fathers?
Al Stewart: Yes.
Wilbert: I didn't have four fathers.
Al Stewart: Sure, you did.
Wilbert: If I did, only one came home nights.
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Connections

Referenced in Feudin' Fools (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Why Don't Someone Marry Mary Ann?
(uncredited)
Written by Britt Wood and George Beatty
Performed by Dorothy Shay
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Not Coming Around
27 October 2013 | by AaronCapenBannerSee all my reviews

Abbott & Costello play Al Stewart & Wilbert Smith, who are a theatrical agent and his new discovery, Wilbert the escape artist, who proves to be a bust, but another discovery, a singer named Dorothy McCoy(played by Dorothy Shay) is more successful, though discovers that Wilbert is a relation, so convinces him to go back with her to Kentucky to prove it. Al tags along, and they learn of a legendary gold mine that could make them all rich(if they can find it). Of course, there is a family feud with the neighboring Winfields, which endangers their lives, with romantic entanglements for all. Sorry excuse for a comedy has bad songs and cringe-worthy humor, though the sequence with Margaret Hamilton as a witch matching voodoo doll skills with Wilbert is both amusing and scary,providing the film's only highlight, and saving it from total decay.


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