Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers (1967)


Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers (1967)

Darby Clyde Fenster and Jerry Martin are a pair of penniless nincompoop-drifters who hop a freight and theyre on their way to Florida. Here is where our intrepid heroes find themselves facing one comic situation after another in this gloriously loopy Southern fried comedy-with-music. Their troubles only begin when they pass by a chicken farm and are overtaken by their pangs of hunger. The sneak into the hen house and haplessly attempt to nab some birds. This does not endear them to the farms owners and what comes next is positively too goofy to describe! The film is crammed with a pleasing blend of down-home humor and finger-popping country music. Sonny Tufts, whose reputation was ruined because of his fondness for the bottle, parodies himself in his role as the moonshine-swigging Cousin Urie (and mercifully ends his Hollywood career with this film). Boxing champ/movie comic Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom appears as an ex-prizefighter-turned-mailman who is aptly described as "the prize ...
IMDb  4.4 /10
Director Larry E. Jackson
Writer Robert V. Barron
Writer Larry E. Jackson
Release Date
Runtime1h 32mins
GenreComedy, Music
Content Rating
CompanySoutheastern Pictures, Southern Musical Productions
Del Reeves
Del Reeves
Darby Clyde Fenster
Hugh X. Lewis
Hugh X. Lewis
Jerry Martin
Cousin Urie
Deputy Burke
Maxie the Mailman (as Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom)
Viola Zickafoose
Bird-Dog Berrigan
Hank Mills
Hank Mills
Deputy Will
Philip Hunter
Philip Hunter
Judge Beale
Margie Bowes
Margie Bowes
Susie Zickafoose
David Wilkins
David Wilkins
J.D. Marshall
J.D. Marshall
Dreama Sue
Theodore Lehmann
Theodore Lehmann
Uncle Ned (as Ted Lehmann)

Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers

Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers is a 1967 American film.

The film is the final film appearance of silent film great Lila Lee.


  • Del Reeves
  • Hugh X. Lewis
  • Sonny Tufts
  • Tommy Noonan
  • Maxie Rosenbloom
  • Lila Lee
  • Greta Thyssen
  • David Houston
  • Mel Tillis

External links

  • Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers on IMDb
  • film page at TCMDB
  • film page at Letterbox DVD
  • film page at BFI
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