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South of Dixie (1944)

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61 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

To save their music publishing firm from bankruptcy, Bll "Brains' Watson creates a colorful life-story about his partner, Danny Lee, representing him as a descendant of Louisiana's famous Josh Lee family and rightful poet laureate if ...See moreTo save their music publishing firm from bankruptcy, Bll "Brains' Watson creates a colorful life-story about his partner, Danny Lee, representing him as a descendant of Louisiana's famous Josh Lee family and rightful poet laureate if Dixieland. Bill sells the movie rights to Apex Pictures for $100,000, and hires Dixie Hollister, a southern girl who has been singing in a new York nightclub, to help Danny acquire a Southern accent and manners. In New Orleans, Danny receives an honorary music degree, and soon finds himself in a romance with both Annabelle Hatcher and Barbara Ann Morgan, daughter of the South's most distinguished citizen, Colonel Morgan. But Danny has fallen in love with Dixie. Written by Les Adams See less
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Sam Coslow (original story) | Clyde Bruckman (screenplay)
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Updated Jun 23, 1944

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Jun 23, 1944 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Anne Gwynne
Dixie Holister Dixie Holister   See fewer
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David Bruce
Danny Lee Danny Lee   See fewer
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Jerome Cowan
Bill 'Brains' Watson Bill 'Brains' Watson   See fewer
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Ella Mae Morse
Barbara Ann Morgan Barbara Ann Morgan   See fewer
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Joe Sawyer
Ernest Hatcher Ernest Hatcher   See fewer
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Samuel S. Hinds
Colonel Andrew J. Morgan Colonel Andrew J. Morgan   See fewer
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Eddie Acuff
Jay Hatcher Jay Hatcher   See fewer
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Marie Harmon
Annabella Hatcher Annabella Hatcher   See fewer
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Oscar O'Shea
Colonel Hatcher Colonel Hatcher   See fewer
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Louise Beavers
Magnolia Brown / Chloe Magnolia Brown / Chloe   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
Dean Williamson Dean Williamson   See fewer
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Bill Bivens
Bill Bivens - Announcer Bill Bivens - Announcer   See fewer
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Rita Gould
Shoe Customer Shoe Customer   See fewer
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Edward Keane
Mr. Platt Mr. Platt   See fewer
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Mantan Moreland
The Porter The Porter   See fewer
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Ray Walker
Newspaper Reporter Newspaper Reporter   See fewer
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Eddie Bruce
Shoe Salesman Shoe Salesman   See fewer
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Jack Mulhall
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Bobby Brooks
Bobby Brooks - as Head of Bobby Brooks Quartette Bobby Brooks - as Head of Bobby Brooks Quartette   See fewer
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Bobby Brooks Quartet
Musical Speciality Act (as The Cottonpicker Quartette) Musical Speciality Act (as The Cottonpicker Quartette)   See fewer
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Lester Cole
Lester Cole - as Head of the Debutantes Lester Cole - as Head of the Debutantes   See fewer
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The Charmers
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Jack Gardner
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Haworth
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited) Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Warren Jackson
Guest (uncredited) Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
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Iris Lancaster
Kibitzer (uncredited) Kibitzer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherrill Luke
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Joyce Miller
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Charles Stantz
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