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State Fair (1962)

118 min | Musical, Romance

Texan farmers the Frake family head for the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents are focused on winning the competitions for livestock and cooking. However, their restless daughter Margy and her brother Wayne meet attractive new love interests.
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Writers
Richard L. Breen (screenplay) (as Richard Breen) | Oscar Hammerstein II (adaptation) | Sonya Levien (adaptation) | Paul Green (adaptation) | Philip Stong (novel)
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Release date
Mar 9, 1962 (United States)

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Cast

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32 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Pat Boone
Wayne Frake Wayne Frake   See fewer
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Bobby Darin
Jerry Dundee Jerry Dundee   See fewer
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Pamela Tiffin
Margy Frake Margy Frake   See fewer
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Ann-Margret
Emily Porter Emily Porter   See fewer
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Tom Ewell
Abel Frake Abel Frake   See fewer
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Alice Faye
Melissa Frake Melissa Frake   See fewer
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Wally Cox
Hipplewaite Hipplewaite   See fewer
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David Brandon
Harry Ware Harry Ware   See fewer
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Clem Harvey
Doc Cramer Doc Cramer   See fewer
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Robert Foulk
Mincemeat Judge Mincemeat Judge   See fewer
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Linda Henrich
Betty Jean Betty Jean   See fewer
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Tap Canutt
Red Hoertert (as Edward 'Tap' Canutt) Red Hoertert (as Edward 'Tap' Canutt)   See fewer
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Bebe Allen
Usherette (uncredited) Usherette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sheila Allen
Hipplewaite's Girl (uncredited) Hipplewaite's Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Beilby
Swine Judge (uncredited) Swine Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Boden
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Carr
Husky Man at Mincemeat Contest (uncredited) Husky Man at Mincemeat Contest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Earl Chaney
Boy in Stands (uncredited) Boy in Stands (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Deramee
Lilya (uncredited) Lilya (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Durant
Woman Mincemeat Judge (uncredited) Woman Mincemeat Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anita Gordon
Margy Frake (singing voice) (uncredited) Margy Frake (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Hall
Sime (uncredited) Sime (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Harris
Jim (uncredited) Jim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Club Patron (uncredited) Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Lee
Emily's Dance Partner (singing voice) (uncredited) Emily's Dance Partner (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Loughney
Dick Burdick (uncredited) Dick Burdick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Lowe
Big Tex (voice) (uncredited) Big Tex (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex May
Automobile Show Barker (uncredited) Automobile Show Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin McClure
Announcer (uncredited) Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Meat Loaf
Boy in Stands (uncredited) Boy in Stands (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Russell
George Hoffer (uncredited) George Hoffer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Zoppi
The Masher (uncredited) The Masher (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 1,068 votes