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Sleepy Lagoon (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Musical | 5 September 1943 (USA)
Transient workers are pouring into Sleepy Lagoon by the thousands to work in the local defense factories, with no means of finding good clean fun in a town that has been moribund as its ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Santley

Writers:

Prescott Chaplin (story), Frank Gill Jr. (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Judy Canova ... Judy Joyner
Dennis Day ... Lancelot Hillie / Dennis Day
Ruth Donnelly ... Sarah Rogers
Joe Sawyer ... Lumpy
Ernest Truex ... Dudley Joyner
Douglas Fowley ... J. 'The Brain' Lucarno
Will Wright ... Cyrus Coates
Herbert Corthell Herbert Corthell ... Sheriff Lem Bates
Ellen Lowe Ellen Lowe ... Mrs. Simms
Forrest Taylor ... Samuel
Kitty McHugh Kitty McHugh ... Mrs. Small
Eddy Chandler Eddy Chandler ... Ticket Seller (as Eddie Chandler)
Jack Raymond Jack Raymond ... Joe--Clown
Margaret Reid Margaret Reid ... Mrs. Crumm
Mike Riley Mike Riley ... Bandleader (as Mike Riley and His Orchestra)
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Storyline

Transient workers are pouring into Sleepy Lagoon by the thousands to work in the local defense factories, with no means of finding good clean fun in a town that has been moribund as its name for years past. They have been squandering their earnings and going into debt at the gambling houses, hostesses-provided dance halls and saloons that have opened up overnight. Judy Joyner, young radio personality whose voice is heard nightly over the local radio station, is put up as mayoralty candidate on an all-femme reform ticket, backed by suffragette Sarah Rogers, and wins the election easily against the shady politicians headed by pork-barreling Mayor Cyrus Coates. Mrs. Crumm is chosen by Judy to be the new chief-of-police. Judy thinks re-opening the derelict old amusement park down by the shore will serve as the amusement place needed to solve the problems, and sends for her Uncle Dudley, a carnival man from way back, to be the manager. But Jay Lucarne, alias The Brain, the gambling ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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JUDY'S IN A QUANDRY! She's Got To Make A Choice Between A Clown And A Cluck! Which'll It Be? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bandidos, Mulheres e Jogo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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References The Mummy (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Sleepy Lagoon
Music by Eric Coates
Lyrics by Jack Lawrence
Sung by Judy Canova
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