Shepherd of the Ozarks (1942)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this comedy, a hapless army lieutenant is ejected from his plane during a training maneuver and ends up deep in the Ozarks. There he is taken in by the friendly Weaver family. A beautiful young girl becomes his special friend. Upon the Weaver's land are many valuable mineral deposits and the officer's father heads for the hills to exploit them. But first he must win over the family. He does so by taking the humble clan to the big city to impress them. It doesn't and so they return to the hills where the Army is holding a mock battle. The Weavers don't know it is fake and begin helping the "American" side.

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America, army, backwoods, battle [war], city, clan, country-life, father, inhabitant, lieutenant, shepherd