Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by John Ford and produced by Sol M. Wurtzel.
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The best scene in Steambout Round the Bend is the wedding between Anne Shirley and John McGuire. Neither Shirley nor McGuire is particularly good in the film, but McGuire’s about to be hung and so they’re getting married. Steambout is often a comedy and Eugene Pallette–as the offic... Read full article
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Efe: Me too!
Fleety Belle: I feel like the Lord's just shamin' me for having hated you so.
Doctor John Pearly: Yeah - Don't have to -
Doctor John Pearly: worry about - The Lord's a lot broad-minded than you think he is anyhow.
New Moses: I've got souls to save.
Doctor John Pearly: No, you got a life to save, and the Lord don't care which one of your jobs you do first.
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Rogers bought the rights to the story for $10,000 in 1933. It was Fox's biggest grosser in 1935.
The film was released shortly after Will Rogers' death on 15 August 1935 from an airplane crash near Point Barrow, Alaska. Originally, the ending of the film had him waving goodbye to the character played by Irvin S. Cobb, but the ending was changed to avoid the audience thinking he was saying goodbye to them, which may have caused them to leave the theater in tears.
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