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Kentucky Moonshine (1938)

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87 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

Tony Martin goes to Kentucky to find talent to boost radio ratings. There it is learned that the Ritz brothers are really from New York and only pretending to be hillbillies to get on Martin's show.
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Writers
M.M. Musselman (original story and screenplay) | Jack Lait Jr. (story) | Art Arthur (screenplay) | Ray Golden (additional dialogue) | Sid Kuller (additional dialogue)
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Updated May 20, 1938

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May 20, 1938 (United States)

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63 cast members
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The Ritz Brothers
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Harry Ritz
Harry Ritz (as Ritz Brothers) Harry Ritz (as Ritz Brothers)   See fewer
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Tony Martin
Jerry Wade Jerry Wade   See fewer
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Jimmy Ritz
Jimmy Ritz (as Ritz Brothers) Jimmy Ritz (as Ritz Brothers)   See fewer
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Al Ritz
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Marjorie Weaver
Caroline Caroline   See fewer
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Slim Summerville
Hank Hatfield Hank Hatfield   See fewer
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John Carradine
Reef Hatfield Reef Hatfield   See fewer
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Wally Vernon
Gus Bryce Gus Bryce   See fewer
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Eddie Collins
'Spats' Swanson 'Spats' Swanson   See fewer
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Cecil Cunningham
Landlady Landlady   See fewer
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Paul Stanton
Mortimer Hilton Mortimer Hilton   See fewer
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Mary Treen
'Sugar' Hatfield 'Sugar' Hatfield   See fewer
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Francis Ford
Grandpa Hatfield Grandpa Hatfield   See fewer
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The Brian Sisters
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Clarence Wilson
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Frank McGlynn Jr.
Clem Hatfield Clem Hatfield   See fewer
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Jan Duggan
Nurse Nurse   See fewer
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Si Jenks
Buckboard Driver Buckboard Driver   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Palace Hotel Clerk Palace Hotel Clerk   See fewer
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Olin Howland
Tom Slack (as Olin Howlin) Tom Slack (as Olin Howlin)   See fewer
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John Hiestand
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Carroll Nye
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Tom Hanlon
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Claud Allister
Lord Boffingwell (uncredited) Lord Boffingwell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Brewster
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Betty Brian
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Doris Brian
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Gwen Brian
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Joan Castle
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Lester Dorr
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Tex Driscoll
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Dick French
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Jack Gargan
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Harold Goodwin
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Kay Griffith
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Eddie Hall
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Sherry Hall
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Philippa Hilber
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Tiny Jones
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Milton Kibbee
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Ann Kunde
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Theodore Lorch
First Buckboard Driver (uncredited) First Buckboard Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Lowery
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Wally Maher
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John 'Skins' Miller
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Lucille Miller
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Forbes Murray
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Jack Norton
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paddy O'Flynn
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Clarice Sherry
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Larry Steers
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Iva Stewart
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Charles Tannen
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Guy Wilkerson
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June Wilkins
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Allen Wood
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Ernest Wood
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5.8 / 10 | 77 votes