The Farmer In The Dell

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

The starring role here was initially slotted for Will Rogers, who died in a plane crash before production started. The producers then tried to force Stone into a Rogers mold, but he doesn't fit and the movie doesn't work. An Iowa farm family lives peacefully until Ma decides they're moving to Hollywood so the daughter can become a star. Pa is the one who...read more

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The starring role here was initially slotted for Will Rogers, who died in a plane crash before production started. The producers then tried to force Stone into a Rogers mold, but he doesn't fit and the movie doesn't work. An Iowa farm family lives peacefully until Ma decides they're moving

to Hollywood so the daughter can become a star. Pa is the one who becomes a film actor, while Ma plays the pushy stage mother and almost ruins her daughter's love life. Father quickly whisks his family back to a normal life on the farm. A few laughs, but all too predictable.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The starring role here was initially slotted for Will Rogers, who died in a plane crash before production started. The producers then tried to force Stone into a Rogers mold, but he doesn't fit and the movie doesn't work. An Iowa farm family lives peaceful… (more)

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