“Uncle Joe” is a 1941 American comedy film directed by Howard Estabrook and starring Edward Everett Horton, Mona Freeman, and Charles Halton.
The movie follows the story of a young girl named Mary (Mona Freeman), who is sent to the countryside by her mother to avoid the advances of an artist. While there, she meets her uncle Joe (Edward Everett Horton), who is an eccentric inventor, and four country boys. They all band together to try to help a family friend who is facing foreclosure by the bank. Along the way, they encounter various comical situations and mishaps as they try to come up with a plan to save the farm and stop the foreclosure.
The film is a lighthearted comedy with a focus on the importance of family and community, and it features a talented cast of character actors.
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