Polo Joe

Polo Joe is a 1936 American comedy film directed by William C. McGann and starring Joe E. Brown, Carol Hughes and Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher.[1] The screenplay concerns a man who, despite his fear of horses, takes up polo to impress a woman.

Polo Joe
Directed byWilliam C. McGann
Produced byBryan Foy
Written byHugh Cummings
Peter Milne
Richard Macaulay
StarringJoe E. Brown
Carol Hughes
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher
Music byHoward Jackson
CinematographyL. William O'Connell
Edited byClarence Kolster
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
  • December 8, 1936 (1936-12-08)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States

It was Brown's final film for Warner Brothers, before he left the studio to make films for the independent producer David L. Loew. This was a move that did serious damage to his career.

Partial cast


  1. Gehring p.125


  • Wes D. Gehring. Joe E. Brown: Film Comedian and Baseball Buffoon. McFarland, 2006.

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