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Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love! (1940)

Passed | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 1 January 1940 (USA)
Johnny Sandham (Tom Brown), a traveling salesman for a department store, agrees, under duress after his truck forced her roadster of the road, to take "Kelly" Archer (Peggy Moran), a ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writers:

Arthur T. Horman (screenplay), Edwin Rutt (story "Road to Romance")
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Brown ... Johnny Sandham
Peggy Moran ... Carol Ann 'Kelly' Archer
Allen Jenkins ... Ed aka The Weasel
Donald Meek ... Adelbert Thistlebottom
Isabel Jewell ... Gertie - Truck Stop Waitress
Juanita Quigley ... 'Junior'
Joe Downing Joe Downing ... 'Doc' Kendrick - Bank Robber (as Joseph Downing)
Horace McMahon ... 'Lefty' Hodges - Bank Robber
Matt McHugh Matt McHugh ... Charlie - the Cop
Vinton Hayworth ... The Chaser (as Jack Arnold)
Betty Jane Rhodes ... Betty - Singer of 'Oh, Johnny'
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Johnny Sandham (Tom Brown), a traveling salesman for a department store, agrees, under duress after his truck forced her roadster of the road, to take "Kelly" Archer (Peggy Moran), a runaway heiress, to New York City, where she intends to elope with her named-but-never-seen fiancée. They are soon caught in the cross-fire car chase involving three bank robbers--- Ed the Weasel (Allen Jenkins), "Doc" Kedrick (Jospeh Downing) and "Lefty" Hodges (Horace MacMahon)---and a highway patrol pursuit car. Ere long, Ed, ends up in the truck with Johnny and "Kelly", and decides Canada is a better destination for him than NYC. Somewhere, south of Canada and north of NYC, the truck brakes fail, and while they are being repaired at Adelbert Thistlebottom's Garage, they take a cabin at Thistlebottom's Motel/Tourist Camp. Adelbert (Donald Meek) is more than slightly addled; he wears a cowboy costume and has all of his camp cabins automated in various ways. Betty Jane Rhodes, another guest at the ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Soundtracks

Oh, Susanna
Written by Stephen Foster
Sung by Tourist Camp Guests
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La heredera caprichosa See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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