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Son of Paleface

Son of Paleface (1952)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1952 Wide

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A sequel to Bob Hope's 1948 box-office success The Paleface, 1952's Son of Paleface is a superior product in every way, thanks largely to the spirited, creative direction of Frank Tashlin. Hope is cast as Junior Potter, a Harvard-educated dude who heads West to claim the inheritance left him by his gunslinger father. Much to his chagrin, Junior discovers that his dad has left him nothing but debts. To stave off Potter Sr.'s angry creditors, Junior pretends that his father has salted away a

Unrated,

Classics, Comedy

Nov 21, 2000

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All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (7) | Rotten (1) | DVD (1)

smashes it out of the ball park

May 30, 2009 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
Filmcritic.com

One of the rare sequels that is clearly better than the original.

April 15, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A solid Western spoof, but not as funny as the original.

November 14, 2002
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Wild, cartoonish comedy. Possibly Hope's masterpiece.

October 22, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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Much more funny than the original.
June 16, 2008
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