Banjo on My Knee
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Banjo on My Knee

Year:
Duration:
95 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama | Romance
IMDB rate:
6.5
Director:
John Cromwell
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar.
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1936-12-11
Filming Locations: 20th Century Fox Studios - 10201 Pico Blvd., Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Joel McCrea
Ernie Holley
Walter Brennan
Newt Holley
Buddy Ebsen
Buddy
Helen Westley
Grandma
Walter Catlett
Warfield Scott
Tony Martin
Chick Bean (as Anthony Martin)
Katherine DeMille
Leota Long (as Katherine De Mille)
Victor Kilian
Mr. Slade
Minna Gombell
Ruby
Spencer Charters
Judge Tope
Hall Johnson Choir
Vocal Ensemble (as The Hall-Johnson Choir)
George Humbert
Jules
Hilda Vaughn
Gurtha
Cecil Weston
Hattie
Louis Mason
Eph
Herbert Ashley
Minor Role (uncredited)
Fred Behrle
Minor Role (uncredited)
Ed Brady
River Man and Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Davison Clark
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Ed Clay
Minor Role (uncredited)
Eleanor Colson
Minor Role (uncredited)
Yvonne D'Oray
Minor Role (uncredited)
Nick De Ruiz
Cook (uncredited)
Jimmie Dundee
Sailor (uncredited)
Otto Fries
Deputy (uncredited)
Emily Gerdes
Minor Role (uncredited)
Tyler Gibson
Minor Role (uncredited)
Theresa Harris
Black Blues Singer (uncredited)
Ben Hendricks Jr.
Officer (uncredited)
Tom Herbert
Man in Chair at Scott's (uncredited)
Salty Holmes
Jug Blower (uncredited)
Jay Hunt
Minor Role (uncredited)
Sid Jordan
Minor Role (uncredited)
Marty Joyce
Minor Role (uncredited)
Al Kunde
Townsman (uncredited)
Ann Kunde
Townswoman (uncredited)
Lillian Lawrence
River Woman / Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Tom Mahoney
Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
Frank Marlowe
Sailor (uncredited)
Henry Otho
Policeman (uncredited)
Jack Pennick
Skipper of Small Launch (uncredited)
Russ Powell
Bartender (uncredited)
Enrico Ricardi
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dick Roberts
Banjo Player (uncredited)
Ed Schaefer
Policeman (uncredited)
Milburn Stone
Eddie - Sailor (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan
Policeman (uncredited)
Bess Wade
Minor Role (uncredited)
Eddy Waller
Truck Driver (uncredited)
Bill Worth
Minor Role (uncredited)
Kay Wright
Minor Role (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Walter Brennan was just 13 years older than Buddy Ebsen.
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Two of the three original songs from the movie became top ten hits on the music charts. "Where the Lazy River Goes By" went to #7 in a recording by Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra with a vocal by Midge Williams on the Brunswick label and "There's Something in the Air" by Shep Fields and his Rippling Rhythm Orchestra, with a vocal by Bob Goday, on the Bluebird label went to #5.
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Photos from cast
Barbara Stanwyck