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Banjo on My Knee is a 1936 American musical comedy-drama film directed by John Cromwell. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Sound Recording (Edmund H. Hansen)

Plot:

Ernie Holley (Joel McCrea) runs away on his wedding night because he thinks he has killed a wedding guest. His father Newt (Walter Brennan) and bride Pearl (Barbara Stanwyck) find him in New Orleans and persuade him to come home.

Cast:

  • Barbara Stanwyck as Pearl Elliott Holley
  • Joel McCrea as Ernie Holley
  • Walter Brennan as Newt Holley
  • Buddy Ebsen as Buddy
  • Helen Westley as Grandma
  • Walter Catlett as Warfield Scott
  • Tony Martin as Chick Bean (as Anthony Martin)
  • Katherine DeMille as Leota Long (as Katherine De Mille)
  • Victor Kilian as Mr. Slade
  • Minna Gombell as Ruby
  • Spencer Charters as Judge Tope
  • Theresa Harris (uncredited) singer on dock
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