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'''''Steamboat Round the Bend''''' is a 1935 American comedy film directed by John Ford,<sup>[3]</sup> based on the 1933 novel of the same name by author Ben Lucien Burman. The film stars Will Rogers and was released a few weeks after his death in an airplane crash.
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[[File:Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) Poster.jpg|thumb|200 px]]'''''Steamboat Round the Bend''''' is a 1935 American comedy film directed by John Ford, based on the 1933 novel of the same name by author Ben Lucien Burman. The film stars Will Rogers and was released a few weeks after his death in an airplane crash.
   
 
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* Hobart Bosworth as Chaplain
 
* Hobart Bosworth as Chaplain
 
* Stepin Fetchit as Jonah
 
* Stepin Fetchit as Jonah
 
 
[[Category:1935 films]]
 
[[Category:1935 films]]
 
[[Category:Films]]
 
[[Category:Films]]

Latest revision as of 23:33, 20 August 2020

Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) Poster.jpg

Steamboat Round the Bend is a 1935 American comedy film directed by John Ford, based on the 1933 novel of the same name by author Ben Lucien Burman. The film stars Will Rogers and was released a few weeks after his death in an airplane crash.

Plot

A con man enters his steamboat in a winner-take-all steamboat race with a rival while attempting to find an eyewitness that will save his nephew, who has been wrongly convicted of murder, from the gallows.

Cast

  • Will Rogers as Doctor John Pearly
  • Anne Shirley as Fleety Belle
  • Irvin S. Cobb as Captain Eli
  • Eugene Pallette as Sheriff Rufe Jeffers
  • John McGuire as Duke
  • Berton Churchill as New Moses
  • Francis Ford as Efe
  • Roger Imhof as Breck's Pappy
  • Raymond Hatton as Matt Abel
  • Hobart Bosworth as Chaplain
  • Stepin Fetchit as Jonah