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Mrs. Minerva Snodgrass heads up the town's Purity League and is so good at imposing restrictions of keeping the girls and boys apart that there hasn't been a marriage in the town in over ... See full summary »
This film was first purchased for telecast in New York City in mid-1948 by WPIX (Channel 11), as part of their newly acquired series of three dozen Hal Roach feature film productions, originally released theatrically between 1931 and 1943, and now being syndicated for television broadcast by Regal Television Pictures. However, no record of WPIX ever showing the film has been found. Its earliest documented East Coast telecasts took place in Philadelphia Tuesday 24 May 1949 on WCAU (Channel 10), and in New York City Tuesday 16 August 1949 on WJZ (Channel 7), who picked up the Roach package after WPIX was finished with it; in the meantime, on the West Coast, its initial television presentation occurred in Los Angeles Tuesday 28 September 1948 on KTLA (Channel 5) and it was first telecast in Detroit Saturday 5 November 1949 on WXYZ (Channel 7).
Mrs. Minerva Snodgrass:
Until tonight, you keep your mouth shut.
Postman Wilbur Boggs: You, you, you, oh whittle-de-de.