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6 Ratings

Li'l Abner

Directed by Melvin Frank
United States, 1959
Comedy, Musical, Family


One of the most popular newspaper cartoon strips ever — “Li’l Abner” — lands on the big screen (via Broadway) packed with songs. Get to know all the denizens of Dogpatch as they raise a ruckus over their town becoming a test site for atomic bombs.

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Li'l Abner Directed by Melvin Frank

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1960 | Nominee: Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

Writers Guild of America

1960 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1960 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Musical

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