Good Sam
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Good Sam
Small-town department store manager Sam Clayton (Gary Cooper) is a born "Good Samaritan", which in his case translates as "sucker." Much to the dismay of his wife Lu (Anne Sheridan), who'd like to save up enough cash for a new house, Sam habitually gives his money away to one "deserving" soul or other. But when Sam himself is in dire financial difficulty, none of the people to whom he's extended his generosity come to his aid. Disillusioned, he goes on a bender and disappears into the night. Thanks to Lu's not-so-gentle remonstrations, however,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though it's second-tier Leo McCarey fable and not a major star vehicle for Gary Cooper, it's still worth seeing this film"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"McCarey understands it as a translucent joke and gives it a spacious treatment"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
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