Follow Me, Boys! (1966)

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In this Walt Disney film, a bunch of Boy Scouts luck out when worn-out jazz saxophonist Lemuel Siddons (Fred MacMurray) leaves the music scene behind him and becomes their new scout leader. His love of kids soon captures the attention of Vida Downey (Vera Miles) and a happy romance ensues.
Rating:
G
Genre:
Classics , Comedy , Drama , Kids & Family , Musical & Performing Arts
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MCA Universal Home Video

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Cast

Kurt Russell
as Whitey
Fred MacMurray
as Lemuel Siddons
Vera Miles
as Vida Downey
Orson Welles
as Himself - Guest Star
Donald O'Connor
as Himself - Guest Star
Tim McIntire
as Corporal
Lillian Gish
as Hetty Seibert
Thomas Gomez
as Himself
Marlene Dietrich
as Herself - Guest Star
Nigel Bruce
as Himself
Randolph Scott
as Himself
George Macready
as Walter Bruce
Jeanette MacDonald
as Herself - Guest Star
George Raft
as Tony West
Lon Chaney Jr
as Himself
Robert Paige
as Himself
Evelyn Ankers
as Herself
Martha O'Driscoll
as Martha O'Driscoll
Walter Abel
as Walter Abel (uncredited)
Louise Beavers
as Herself
W.C. Fields
as Himself - Guest Star
Andy Devine
as Himself
Adam Williams
as P.O.W. Sergeant
Turhan Bey
as Himself
Charles D. Brown
as Col. Starrett
Charles King
as Soldier
Peter Coe
as Himself
Clarence Muse
as Himself
Ramsay Ames
as Laura
Steve Brodie
as Australian Pilot
Jan Wiley
as Telephone Operator
Charles Butterworth
as Louie Fairweather
Lane Chandler
as Ship's Officer
Maria Montez
as Herself
Doris Lloyd
as Nurse
William Reynolds
as Hoodoo Henderson as a Man
Luana Patten
as Nora White
Dinah Shore
as Herself - Guest Star
Peggy Ryan
as Herself - Guest Star
Alan Curtis
as Himself
Gloria Jean
as Herself
Elyse Knox
as Herself
Craig Hill
as Leo, as a Man
Richard Crane
as Marine Officer
Leslie Denison
as Reporter
Susanna Foster
as Herself
Elliott Reid
as Ralph Hastings
Regis Toomey
as Dr. Jim Henderson
Frank LaRue
as Mailman
Frank Jenks
as Chick Doyle
Molly Lamont
as Secretary
Clyde Cook
as Stooge
Sean McClory
as Edward White Sr.
Dennis Moore
as HVC Officer
Nelson Leigh
as Bull Fiddler
Parley Baer
as Mayor Hi Plommer
William 'Billy' Benedict
as Joe, a Soldier
Noah Beery Jr.
as Himself
Steve Franken
as P.O.W. Lieutenant
Anthony Warde
as Captain
Wallis Clark
as HVC Committee Man
Billy Wayne
as Soldier
Edwin Stanley
as Film Director
Stanley Andrews
as Australian Officer
Grandon Rhodes
as Guild Member
John Zaremba
as Ralph's Lawyer
Lois Collier
as Herself
Vera Zorina
as Gloria
George Eldredge
as Submarine Officer
Johnny Bangert
as Scouts in War Game
Madge Blake
as Cora Anderson
Leyland Hodgson
as Australian Reporter
Ken Murray
as Melody Murphy
Howard C. Hickman
as Dr. Wood (uncredited)
Charlie Ruggles
as John Everett Hughes
Hank Brandt
as Frankie Martin, as a Man
Artur Rubinstein
as Himself - Guest Star
Frank Wilcox
as Army Doctor
Martin Ashe
as Man in Office
Cyril Ring
as Life Staffer
Allan Cooke
as Soldier
Howard Hickman
as Dr. Wood
Luis Torres
as Soldier
Jane Smith
as Magic Maid
Theodore von Eltz
as William Barrett
Janet Shaw
as Telephone Operator
John Whitney
as Soldier
Tol Avery
as Dr. Ferris
Linda Brent
as Magic Maid
Walter Tetley
as Soldier
Ricky Kelman
as Frankie Martin
Sophie Tucker
as Herself - Guest Star
Jimmy Murphy
as P.O.W. Soldier
Nancy Brinckman
as Telephone Operator
Chris Mason Johnson
as Scouts in War Game
Ralph Dunn
as Loomis
Dick Nelson
as Sergeant
Carey Harrison
as Colonel
George "Shorty" Chirello
as Welles' Assistant
Mack Gray
as Lt. Reynolds
Donald May
as Edward White Jr.
Bill Wolfe
as Man in Zoot Suit in Fields' Routine
William Benedict
as Joe, a Soldier
Charles Grapewin
as Nick West
Carl Reindel
as Tank Captain
Roy Darmour
as Assistant Director
Steve Wayne
as Soldier
Joel Allen
as Soldier
Franklin Parker
as Man in Office
Keith Taylor
as Beefy Smith
Nick Stewart [Nicodemus]
as Lt. Reynolds, USAF
Tony Regan
as Hetty's Lawyer
Bill Meader
as Soldier
Warren Hsieh
as Quong Lee
Eleanor Counts
as Magic Maid
Tom Hanlon
as Announcer
Gregg Shank
as Mickey Doyle
Ronnie Dapo
as Tiger
Dennis Rush
as Jimmy
John Estes
as Patient
Carl Vernell
as Dance Director
Mel Schubert
as Soldier
Genevieve Bell
as Mother in Montage
Bill Dyer
as Messenger Boy
Bobby Barker
as Soldier in Fields' Routine
Lennie Smith
as Jitterbug
Don Kramer
as Soldier
Tony Marsh
as Officer
Dean Moray
as Hoodoo Henderson
Clair Freeman
as Soldier
Jack Wegman
as Mayor
Ralph Meredith
as Blind Soldier in MacDonald Number
Ralph Gardner
as Patient in Leg Cast in MacDonald Number
Bill Healy
as Ship's Officer
Odessa Lauren
as Telephone Operator
Bob Ashley
as Jitterbug
Nicholai
as Soldier
John Duane
as Soldier
Ed Browne
as Soldier
Eddie Kover
as Soldier
Janice Gay
as Magic Maid
Marjorie Fectean
as Magic Maid
Doris Brenn
as Magic Maid
Rosemary Battle
as Magic Maid
Lolita Leighter
as Magic Maid
Mary Rowland
as Magic Maid
Willie Soo Hoo
as Quong Lee, as a Man
Kit Lloyd
as Oliver
Gregor Vigen
as Ronnie Larsen
Colyer Dupont
as Scout at Cliff
Dean Bradshaw
as Scouts in War Game
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Solid, Heartwarming, and an absolute delight, with the main character a gentleman, not an indecent scumbag.

Dr. PieXD
Dr. PieXD

Sentimental Disney film is cute but overlong. (P.S. The Rotten Tomatoes synopsis is for the 1944 musical, which had absolutely nothing to do with this film.)

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

Story: A musician named Lem Siddons takes a job as a clerk in a general store. While at the same time instilling values in the local boys, becomes scoutmaster for the local boy scout troop, troop 1. Later on the boys stumble upon a war game and Lem is mistaken for a war spy and treated as a POW. I'll let you see what happens next. Characters: The entire cast was great and well acted. also, the main character is played by Kurt Russel. Humor: Even though this is a drama, it has a few funny scenes, but not much. Overall: Follow Me, Boys! is a classic and heartwarming family drama. If you're looking a good movie to watch with your wife and children, you should check this one out!

Ethan Horn
Ethan Horn

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