I'm from Arkansas
I'm from Arkansas is a 1944 American musical comedy film directed by Lew Landers.
|I'm from Arkansas|
|Directed by||Lew Landers|
|Produced by||E.H. Kleinert|
|Written by||Marcy Klauber (screenplay)|
Joseph Carole (screenplay)
|Music by||Clarence Wheeler|
|Edited by||John F. Link Sr.|
|Distributed by||Producers Releasing Corporation|
|31 October 1944|
The town of Pitchfork, Arkansas makes national headlines when Esmeralda the sow gives birth to 18 piglets. Among the visitors to Pitchfork are a troupe of showgirls hoping to entertain the visitors and a folk music group returning to their home after their touring is through. In addition to the artists a meat packing company sends two men to investigate what made Esmeralda give birth to so many piglets and to bring the secret back to increase meat production.
- Slim Summerville as Juniper Jenkins aka Pa
- El Brendel as Oly
- Iris Adrian as Doris
- Bruce Bennett as Bob Hamline
- Maude Eburne as Matilda Alden Jenkins aka Ma
- Cliff Nazarro as Willie Childs
- Al St. John as Farmer
- Carolina Cotton as Abigail 'Abby' Alden
- Danny Jackson as Efus Jenkins
- Paul Newlan as Farmer
- Harry Harvey as Stowe Packing Company Representative
- Arthur Q. Bryan as Commissioner of Agriculture
- John Hamilton as Harry Cashin, Vice President of Slowe Packing Company
- Douglas Wood as Governor of Arkansas
- Walter Baldwin as Packing Company Attorney
- Flo Bert as Showgirl
- The Pied Pipers as Quartet
- The Sunshine Girls (including Mary Ford) as Girl Trio
- Jimmy Wakely as Jimmy Wakely
- The Pied Pipers - "You're the Hit of the Season"
- Jimmy Wakely and The Sunshine Girls - "You Are My Sunshine" (Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell)
- Jimmy Wakely - "Don't Turn Me Down Little Darlin'"
- Jimmy Wakely and The Sunshine Girls - "Whistlin' (Walkin') Down the Lane With You" (Written by Jimmy Wakely and Oliver Drake)
- Carolina Cotton - "I Love to Yodel" (Written by Carolina Cotton), "Yodel Mountain"
- The Pied Pipers - "Stay Away from My Heart" (Written by Jimmy Wakely)
- The Milo Twins - "Pass the Biscuits, Mirandy"
- The Pied Pipers - "If you Can't Go Right, Don't Go Wrong"
- The Milo Twins - "Pitchfork Polka"
- I'm from Arkansas at the American Film Institute Catalog
- I'm from Arkansas on IMDb
- I'm from Arkansas at the TCM Movie Database
- I'm from Arkansas at AllMovie
- I'm from Arkansas is available for free download at the Internet Archive