Penrod And Sam

  • 1937
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Crime

This third treatment of author Tarkington's popular story deviates from it the most. Tarkington, who never patronized or sentimentalized his youthful rustic ruffians, should have been appalled to see them turned into Hoosier sleuths, rounding up a band of criminals. Black actor Hurlic, as a youth orphaned by gangland bullets, steals the show in this one....read more

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Penrod And Sam - Official Trailer
02:40 — In the third screen adaptation of his best-selling 1916 novel, acclaimed writer Booth Tarkington focuses on the mischievous Penrod (Billy Mauch) and h (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This third treatment of author Tarkington's popular story deviates from it the most. Tarkington, who never patronized or sentimentalized his youthful rustic ruffians, should have been appalled to see them turned into Hoosier sleuths, rounding up a band of… (more)

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