Friendly Neighbors (1940)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The Weaver Brothers hit the road and taste the hobo's life in this, the sixth, entry in the eleven-film "Weaver Brothers and Elviry" comedy-drama series. The singing hayseed family's journey begins when a drought destroys their farm. The young travelers soon hook up with a band of tramps and end up in a small town that has been nearly destroyed by the floods that occasionally roar through it. The Weavers' are moved by the townsfolk's plight and so decide to stay a spell and help out. When not appearing in film, the Weavers were known as the "The Arkansas Travelers" and frequently performed on the Grand Ole Opry.

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survivor, on-the-road, poverty, town