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Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)

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72 min | Comedy

In 1940, Colonel Will Seaborn Effingham (Charles Coburn), a retired Army officer, returns to his home town of Fredericksville, Georgia, and is disturbed at the lack of civic pride. He writes a letter to the editor in the local newspaper ...See moreIn 1940, Colonel Will Seaborn Effingham (Charles Coburn), a retired Army officer, returns to his home town of Fredericksville, Georgia, and is disturbed at the lack of civic pride. He writes a letter to the editor in the local newspaper and attacks those who would do away with with traditions, especially those moving to tear down the old city hall and those who wish to rename Confederate Square after a local politician. Written by Les Adams See less
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Kathryn Scola (screenplay) | Berry Fleming (novel)
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Updated Jan 24, 1946

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Jan 24, 1946 (United States)

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Charles Coburn
Colonel Will Seaborn Effingham Colonel Will Seaborn Effingham   See fewer
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Joan Bennett
Ella Sue Dozier Ella Sue Dozier   See fewer
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William Eythe
Albert 'Al' Marbury Albert 'Al' Marbury   See fewer
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Allyn Joslyn
Earl Hoats Earl Hoats   See fewer
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Elizabeth Patterson
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Donald Meek
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Thurston Hall
Ed - the Mayor Ed - the Mayor   See fewer
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Cora Witherspoon
Mrs. Clara Meigs Mrs. Clara Meigs   See fewer
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Emory Parnell
Joe Alsobrook Joe Alsobrook   See fewer
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Henry Armetta
Jimmy Economy Jimmy Economy   See fewer
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Stephen Dunne
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Roy Roberts
Army Captain Rampey Army Captain Rampey   See fewer
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Carol Andrews
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Oliver Blake
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Boyd Davis
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Robert Dudley
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Edward Fielding
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6 / 10 | 345 votes