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Rhubarb (1951)

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94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them ...See moreRich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Dorothy Davenport (screenplay) (as Dorothy Reid) | Francis M. Cockrell (screenplay) (as Francis Cockrell) | H. Allen Smith (based on the novel by) | David Stern (additional dialogue)
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Ray Milland
Eric Yeager Eric Yeager   See fewer
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Jan Sterling
Polly Sickles Polly Sickles   See fewer
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Gene Lockhart
Thaddeus J. Banner Thaddeus J. Banner   See fewer
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William Frawley
Len Sickles Len Sickles   See fewer
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Elsie Holmes
Myra Banner Myra Banner   See fewer
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Taylor Holmes
P. Duncan Munk P. Duncan Munk   See fewer
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Willard Waterman
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Henry Slate
Dud Logan Dud Logan   See fewer
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Hal K. Dawson
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7 / 10 | 552 votes