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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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Details

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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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

Twice Bob Hope mentions that Harvard University is in Boston. It's in Cambridge. See more »

Quotes

Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr.: Rock 'em, Sock 'em, Make 'em quit, Hit 'em where they know they're hit!
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Crazy Credits

Trigger, as The Smartest Horse in Movies. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Biography: Jane Russell: Body and Soul (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Four Legged Friend
by Jack Brooks
Performed by Bob Hope and Roy Rogers (uncredited)
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User Reviews

Hilarious movie, and a treat for Jane Russell fans
26 August 1999 | by skad13See all my reviews

A terrifically funny movie. Bob Hope's wisecracking persona and writer-director Frank Tashlin's cartoon-like gags make a perfect blend. And anyone who enjoys Jane Russell has to check out her opening shot in the movie, in which the camera pans up her gorgeous legs while va-va-voom plays on the soundtrack.

Top-notch comedy in every department


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