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The Remarkable Andrew1942

The Remarkable Andrew (1942)

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Andrew Jackson is very happy to serve as the secretary of the society that honors his presidential namesake until he is arrested for embezzling from the town coffers. With no one to speak on his behalf, poor innocent Jackson is tossed into jail. There he finds himself haunted by several ghosts, including Presidents Andrew Jackson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Supreme Court Justice John Marshall. Each of this sagacious specters offers his advice to the incarcerated Andrew. Then Jesse James shows up and helps Andrew, the only one who can see them, escape and with their help, bring the real crooks to justice. When not helping Andrew, the ghosts have great fun adjusting to the modern world. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast

William Holden
as Andrew Long
Ellen Drew
as Peggy Tobin
Brian Donlevy
as Gen. Andrew Jackson
Rod Cameron
as Jesse James
Richard Webb
as Randall Stevens
Porter Hall
as Art Slocumb
Nydia Westman
as Miss Van Buren
Montagu Love
as George Washington
George Watts
as Benjamin Franklin
Brandon Hurst
as Justice Marshall
Gilbert Emery
as Thomas Jefferson
Jimmy Conlin
as Henry Smith
Spencer Charters
as Dr. Upjohn
Wallis Clark
as R.R. McCall
Tom Fadden
as Jake Pearl
Minor Watson
as Orville Beamish
Milton Parsons
as Sam Savage
Thomas W. Ross
as Judge Krebbs
Clyde Fillmore
as Mayor Ollie Lancaster
Ben Taggart
as Bailiff
Emory Parnell
as Policeman
Monte Blue
as Policeman
Harlan Briggs
as Clem Watkins
Helene Phillips
as Mrs. Grundes
Hobart Cavanaugh
as Teller/witness
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Critic Reviews for The Remarkable Andrew

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

A refreshing and completely likable jape.

January 2, 2016 | Full Review…

A true wonder in terms of its performances, especially by William Holden and Brian Donlevy, the protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish]

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Wwarm, sincere and unpretentious.

January 2, 2016 | Full Review…

It was the kind of plot that might serve well today for a 30-minute situation comedy, though it was stretched to 80 minutes for the film, and audiences found it wanting.

January 2, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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