Puddin' Head (film)

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Puddin' Head
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Joseph Santley
Screenplay by Jack Townley
Milt Gross
Story byJack Townley
Produced byAlbert J. Cohen
Starring Judy Canova
Francis Lederer
Raymond Walburn
Slim Summerville
Astrid Allwyn
Eddie Foy Jr.
Alma Kruger
Hugh O'Connell
Chick Chandler
Cinematography Jack A. Marta
Edited byErnest J. Nims
Music by Mort Glickman
Walter Scharf
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • June 25, 1941 (1941-06-25)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States

Puddin' Head is a 1941 American comedy film directed by Joseph Santley and written by Jack Townley and Milt Gross. The film stars Judy Canova, Francis Lederer, Raymond Walburn, Slim Summerville, Astrid Allwyn, Eddie Foy Jr., Alma Kruger, Hugh O'Connell and Chick Chandler. The film was released on June 25, 1941, by Republic Pictures. [1] [2] [3]



Harold l. Montgomery, the scatterbrain vice-president of the United Broadcasting System, is dismayed when he learns that one-foot of the ground on which the station's imposing new structure has been built is part of the adjoining lot belonging to Judy Goober, a hillbilly girl, who could sue them for millions. Mortally afraid of his domineering, ill-tempered sister, Matilda. who is the president of the company, Montgomery decides to say nothing to her regarding the problem and, instead, takes his equally-scatterbrained son, Junior, with him to the Ozarks to talk Judy into selling the property before she learns the truth. But Judy turns out to be a hard-sell and Montgomery enlists the services of handsome Prince Karl, a frayed-at-the-cuffs but glib-of-tongue Russian who faces jail for back-alimony payments, and needs any job he can get.


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