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It's a Joke, Son!

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It's a Joke, Son!
It's a Joke, Son! FilmPoster.jpeg
Original film poster
Directed byBenjamin Stoloff
Written byRobert E. Kent
Paul Gerard Smith
Produced byBryan Foy (executive producer)
Aubrey Schenck (producer)
StarringSee below
CinematographyClyde De Vinna
Edited byNorman Colbert
Music byAlvin Levin
Production
company
Bryan Foy Productions
Distributed byEagle-Lion Films
Release date
  • January 15, 1947 (1947-01-15) (United States)
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$650,000[1]

It's a Joke, Son! is a 1947 American film directed by Benjamin Stoloff (in his final directorial role in a film) featuring radio comedian Kenny Delmar as Senator Beauregard Claghorn; the inspiration for the cartoon character Foghorn Leghorn.[2] The film was the first American production of Eagle-Lion Films[3] and although the film was produced on a very small budget compared to other Hollywood films at the time,[1] it was a box-office disappointment, with one theater chain removing the film from theaters after less than a week after it only drew $1,000 in ticket sales.[4] The film is in the public domain.

Plot

When the Daughters of Dixie nominate Magnolia Claghorn as a candidate for State Senator, the local political machine run by Northerners fears its candidate will be defeated. Through the Claghorns' daughter's boyfriend Jeff, the machine gets the idea to run Magnolia's husband Beauregard as a candidate in order to split the anti-machine vote.

They don't count on Beauregard's incredible popularity and seek to stop him.

Cast

Soundtrack

Notes

  1. ^ a b Labor, Too.Variety (magazine), 19 March 1947, p.6, column 5
  2. ^ p. 712 Sterling, C. Encyclopedia of Radio Taylor & Francis, 01/12/2003
  3. ^ p.23 Balio, Tino United Artists: The Company That Changed the Film Industry, Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1987
  4. ^ "It's a Joke, Son did a folderoo...", at Variety (magazine), 12 March 1947. p.19, column 5

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