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Best Man Wins

1948
1h 18m
Drama
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Cast

Edgar Buchanan (Jim Smiley)Anna Lee (Nancy Smiley)Robert Shayne (Judge Leonidas K. Carter)Gary Gray (Bob Smiley)Hobart Cavanaugh (Amos)Stanley Andrews (Sheriff Dingle)George Lynn (Mr. Crow)Billy Sheffield (Monty Carter)Marietta Canty (Hester)Paul E. Burns (Bartender)George Chesebro (Creditor)Robert B. Churchill (Stranger)Chester Clute (Villager)Tom Coffey (Minor Role)Earle S. Dewey (Racetrack Judge)Jerry Franks Jr. (Bookmaker)Jack Gargan (Stranger)Rodney Hildebrand (Dog Handler)

Director

John Sturges

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Synopsis

Jim Smiley has a frog that can jump further than anyone else's frog, and Jim becomes obsessed with entering the frog in all of the local jumping-frog contests, not realizing that his obsession is about to cost him his marriage.

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