Chad Hanna (1940)

Chad Hanna


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Henry Fonda plays Chad Hanna, a New York country bumpkin of the mid-nineteenth century who joins a travelling circus. He falls in love with beauteous bareback rider Dorothy Lamour, but she spurns him. Chad Hanna then finds himself attracted to another runaway, country girl Linda Darnell. Though everybody assumes that the boy is slow on the uptake, Chad Hanna manages to save the circus from financial ruin. He also secures the services of a trained elephant; when asked how he acquired such a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Walter D. Edmonds, Nunnally Johnson
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as Chad Hanna

as Albany Yates / Lady ...

as Caroline Tridd Hanna

as A.D. Huguenine

as Mrs. Bettina Hugueni...

as B.D. Bisbee

as Fred Shepley

as Ike Weyfish

as Bellboy

as Ciscoe Tridd

as Mr. Proudfoot

as Pete Bostock

as Budlong

as Mrs. Tridd

as Mr. Mott

as Joe Duddy

as Mr. Pamplon

as Mrs. Pamplon

as Mrs. Mott

as Landlady

as Farmer

as Potato Man

as Constable

as Canvasman

as Black Man

as Servant Girl

as Joe Duddy
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Circus drama with a cast far superior to the pedestrian script they were handed. They make the best of it but it's all very routine.

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