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Director  Joseph Santley
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

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Language  English
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Release date  September 5, 1943 (1943-09-05) (United States)
Writer  Prescott Chaplin (story), Frank Gill Jr. (screenplay), George Carleton Brown (screenplay)

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Sleepy Lagoon is a 1943 American musical comedy film directed by Joseph Santley and featuring comedian Judy Canova and singer Dennis Day. The film was written by Prescott Chaplin, while Frank Gill, Jr. and George Carleton Brown wrote the screenplay.

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While closely coincident in time, the movie was entirely unrelated to the Sleepy Lagoon murder which led to the Zoot Suit Riots, nor to the song which lent its name to that incident.

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Overview

The story deals with the travails of a newly elected female mayor, Judy Joyner (Canova), in a growing and mildly corrupt small town. Horror film actor Rondo Hatton had a bit part as "Hunchback."

Cast

  • Judy Canova as Judy Joyner
  • Dennis Day as Lancelot Hillie
  • Ruth Donnelly as Sarah Rogers
  • Joe Sawyer as Lumpy
  • Ernest Truex as Dudley Joyner
  • Douglas Fowley as J. "The Brain" Lucarno
  • Will Wright as Cyrus Coates
  • Forrest Taylor as Samuel
  • Kitty McHugh as Mrs. Small
  • Eddie Chandler as Ticket Seller
  • Herbert Corthell as Sheriff Bates
  • Ellen Lowe as Mrs. Simms
  • Jack Raymond as Joe, the Clown
  • Margaret Reid as Mrs. Crumm
  • Mike Riley as Bandleader
  • Rondo Hatton as Hunchback (uncredited)
  • References

    Sleepy Lagoon (film) Wikipedia
    Sleepy Lagoon (film) IMDb


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