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Sweethearts on Parade (1953)

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90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Cam Ellerby (Ray Middleton) brings his traveling medicine show to town and it spells glamor and excitement to young Sylvia Townsend (Eileen Christy). Her mother, Kathleen (Lucille Norman), recalls the days when she was part of a similar ...See moreCam Ellerby (Ray Middleton) brings his traveling medicine show to town and it spells glamor and excitement to young Sylvia Townsend (Eileen Christy). Her mother, Kathleen (Lucille Norman), recalls the days when she was part of a similar troupe before her husband began wandering. Kathleen has plans to remarry, but discovers that Ellerby is her long-lost husband. Most of the story takes place in Kokomo, Indiana and the full name, as expressed in the film, of the sign-painter Jim Riley (Harry Carey Jr.)is James Whitcomb Riley, who later wrote a poem or two. Written by Les Adams See less
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Reggie Lanning (photographed by)
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Updated Jul 15, 1953

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Jul 15, 1953 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Ray Middleton
Cam Ellerby Cam Ellerby   See fewer
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Lucille Norman
Kathleen Townsend Kathleen Townsend   See fewer
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Eileen Christy
Sylvia Townsend Ellerby Sylvia Townsend Ellerby   See fewer
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Bill Shirley
Bill Gamble Bill Gamble   See fewer
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Estelita Rodriguez
Lolita Lamont (as Estelita) Lolita Lamont (as Estelita)   See fewer
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Clinton Sundberg
Dr. Harold Wayne Dr. Harold Wayne   See fewer
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Harry Carey Jr.
Jim Riley, aka James Whitcomb Riley Jim Riley, aka James Whitcomb Riley   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Sheriff Doolittle Sheriff Doolittle   See fewer
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Leon Tyler
Tommy Wayne Tommy Wayne   See fewer
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Marjorie Wood
Wardrobe Woman Wardrobe Woman   See fewer
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George Bamby
Musician Musician   See fewer
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Michael Barton
Musician (as Republic Rhythm Riders) Musician (as Republic Rhythm Riders)   See fewer
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Bud Dooley
Musician (as Republic Rhythm Riders) Musician (as Republic Rhythm Riders)   See fewer
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Slim Duncan
Townsman (as Republic Rhythm Riders) Townsman (as Republic Rhythm Riders)   See fewer
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Darol Rice
Musician (as Republic Rhythm Riders) Musician (as Republic Rhythm Riders)   See fewer
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Rex Allen
Jim Riley (singing voice) (uncredited) Jim Riley (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lois Austin
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marshall Bradford
Mr. Peters (uncredited) Mr. Peters (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Crosby
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Dillaway
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elinor Donahue
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Farrington
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Fawcett
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mimi Gibson
Lou (uncredited) Lou (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Hamilton
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Alan Hokanson
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Kenney
Betty (uncredited) Betty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jess Kirkpatrick
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Kirkwood
Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Effie Laird
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Muriel Lawrence
Teacher (uncredited) Teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marilyn Lindsey
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Meader
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patsy Moran
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Neumann
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vernon Rich
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marshall Ruth
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Almira Sessions
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ferris Taylor
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wayne C. Treadway
Father (uncredited) Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Wright
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 25 votes