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Every Saturday Night (1936)

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The cinematic saga of The Jones Family began modestly in 1936 with Every Saturday Night. Jed Prouty and Spring Byington star as Ma and Pa Jones, with June Lang, Kenneth Howell, George Ernest, June Carlson and William Mahan as the five Jones kids and Florence Roberts as feisty Granny Jones. In this entry, the scattershot storyline concerns Bonnie Jones' (June Lang) efforts to become a movie star, Jack Jones' (Kenneth Howell) attempts to buy a car, and Bobby Jones (William Mahan) sets up his own junior "loan office." When the film was first previewed, the family's name was Evers, but this was changed at the very last minute. Based on a story by Katherine Kavanaugh, Every Saturday Night was successful enough to spawn 16 additional "Jones Family" epics between 1936 and 1940, few of which have ever been shown on television.

Cast

June Lang
as Bonnie Evers
Thomas Beck
as Clark Newall
Spring Byington
as Mrs. Evers
Jed Prouty
as Mr. Evers
Florence Roberts
as Granny Evers
Kenneth Howell
as Jack Evers
Ken Howell
as Jack Evers
George Ernest
as Roger Evers
June Carlson
as Lucy Evers
Paul Stanton
as Mr. Newall
Billy Mahan
as Bobby Evers
William Mahan
as Bobby Evers
Kay Hughes
as Patty Newall
Phyllis Fraser
as Millicent
Oscar Apfel
as Mr. Dayton
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All Critics (1)

A mild little comic strip of a picture.

October 8, 2019 | Full Review…

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