Swing Your Lady (1938)

Swing Your Lady





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This musical comedy is based on a modestly successful Broadway play and stars Humphrey Bogart as wrestling promoter Ed Hatch. Ed is in Kentucky with his dopey, muscle-bound client Joe "The Wrestling Hercules" Skopapoulous (Nat Pendleton). The two are further accompanied by Ed's assistant Shiner (Allen Jenkins), his girlfriend Cookie (Penny Singleton) and Joe's trainer Popeye Bronson (Frank McHugh). Unfortunately, the entourage has not had a decent gig since they entered Kentucky and end up … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Kenyon Nicholson, Joseph Schrank, Maurice Leo, Charles Robinson
In Theaters:
Warner Bros.


as Joe Skopapolous

as Ed Hatch

as Cookie Shannon

as Jack Miller

as Popeye Bronson

as Sadie Horn

as Shiner Ward

as Waldo Davis

as Ollie Davis

as Mrs. Davis

as Noah Wulliver

as Smith the Referee

as Rufe Horn

as Len Horn

as Mattie Horn

as Mabel

as Hotel Proprietor

as Specialty

as Man on Porch

as Boy in Overalls

as Photographer

as Hillbilly

as Hillbilly

as Hillbilly

as Telegraph Operator

as Mountain Woman

as Fat Waitress
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Corny hillbilly comedy that is embarrassingly bad.

Full Review… | January 10, 2015
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A silly little dumb picture that features Bogie, yes, but overall is entertaining only for the comedy that comes from Frank McHugh.

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