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|Swing Your Lady|
|Louise Fazenda as Sadie, Penny Singleton as Cookie,
Bogie as Ed Hatch and Ronald Reagan as Jack Miller.
|Bogie (as Ed Hatch) plays the manager of small time wrestler Joe "Hercules" Skopapoulo (played by Nat Pendleton).
Ed, Joe and their entourage are travelling over small towns across the Ozarks trying to scrape together a living and build up Joe's reputation in the
dream of making it to the big time, but things haven't been going great and when they arrive in the small hillbilly town of Mussel City, Missouri, they are
desperate to set up a fight and make some cash.
Ed approaches the local sports club owner Ollie Davis (played by Allen Jenkins) to set up a wrestling match but to his dismay Ollie tells him that there is no local talent capable of entering the ring. Ed's luck takes a turn for the better however when his car breaks down and he employs the help of the local 'lady' blacksmith, Sadie Horn (played by Louise Fazenda). When Ed realizes that Sadie possesses freak Amazonian strength, he convinces her to fight Joe for 100 dollars. But things don't go to plan when Joe falls in love with Sadie.
|Highly enjoyable light comedy featuring standout performances from Penny Singleton as Bogie's slightly ditsy and sweet
love interest, Nat Pendleton as the slow witted but loveable Joe, and Louise Fazenda as Sadie. Of special note is a small appearance by Ronald Reagan as a sports reporter.|
Bogie is capable in his role, but the show really belongs to Louise Fazenda, Nat Pendleton and Penny Singleton.
Features some fun 'hillybilly/country' themed musical numbers and dancing (mostly performed by Miss Singleton).
Shot in Black & White. 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio.|
Not released on home video but can be seen on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) as of the time of writing this review.