Gentleman from Dixie

Overview

Veteran screen menace Jack LaRue is the unlikely hero of Monogram's Gentleman From Dixie--and no one seems more surprised at this atypical casting than LaRue himself! The star is cast as ex-convict Thad Terrill, who upon his release heads to his family estate in the Deep South. It is here that Thad proves he's really a swell guy underneath by reuniting his young niece Betty Jean (Mary Ruth) with her long-estranged mother Margaret (Marian Marsh). He also manages to prove that he was innocent of the charge that ...
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Overview

Veteran screen menace Jack LaRue is the unlikely hero of Monogram's Gentleman From Dixie--and no one seems more surprised at this atypical casting than LaRue himself! The star is cast as ex-convict Thad Terrill, who upon his release heads to his family estate in the Deep South. It is here that Thad proves he's really a swell guy underneath by reuniting his young niece Betty Jean (Mary Ruth) with her long-estranged mother Margaret (Marian Marsh). He also manages to prove that he was innocent of the charge that sent him to prison by exposing the actual miscreant. Stereotypically cast as a faithful black retainer, Clarence Muse manages to invest a great deal of dignity and warmth in his two-dimensional character, and even gets to sing a couple of his own musical compositions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/1/2011
  • UPC: 089218666895
  • Original Release: 1941
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 68,328

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jack LaRue Thad Terrill
Marian Marsh Margaret
Clarence Muse Jupe
Mary Ruth Betty Jean
Robert Kellard Lance
John Holland Brawley
Herbert Rawlinson Warden
Joe Hernandez Announcer
Lillian Randolph Aunt Eppie
I. Stanford Jolley Kirkland
Phyllis Barry Secretary
John Elliott
Technical Credits
Albert Herman Director
Fred Bain Editor
Edward F. Finney Producer
Fred K. Myton Screenwriter
Marcel Le Picard Cinematographer
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