Rhubarb is a comedy about a stray cat who is taken in by an eccentric millionaire. After the man dies, Rhubarb inherits the bulk of his estate, including a cellar-dwelling pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. But when the Loons start winning under their feline owner, some local gangsters plot to steal the kitty.

Rhubarb (1951) Comedy, Family, Sport | 94min | 8 February 1952 (France) 7.0
Director: Arthur LubinWriter: Dorothy Davenport, Francis M. CockrellStars: Ray Milland, Jan Sterling, Gene LockhartSummary: Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.


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