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Rhubarb(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancTe Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.

Cast & Crew

Arthur Lubin Director
Ray Milland Eric Yeager
Jan Sterling Polly Sickles
Gene Lockhart Thaddeus J. Banner
William Frawley Len Sickles
Elsie Holmes Myra Banner
Taylor Holmes P. Duncan Munk
Willard Waterman Orlando Dill
Henry Slate Dud Logan
James J. Griffith Ogilthorpe "Oggie" Meadows
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Aug 1951; Los Angeles opening: 27 Sep 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Perlberg-Seaton Productions, Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  93-95 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Ditto. Bring back Rhubarb!

    Martha Hardcastle 2009-06-05

    My Daddy loved this movie. This is the kind of film, baseball and humor to which I was exposed growing up. I'm so very thankful. MORE>

  • Rhubarb

    Diane 2007-10-28

    I have enjoyed watching Rhubarb over the years and sure would like to see it more often, especially during baseball time. A cat who inherits a baseball... MORE>