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Caught Short (1930)

Caught Short is a 1930 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and written by Robert E. Hopkins, Joseph H. Johnson and Willard Mack. The film stars Marie Dressler, Polly ... See full summary »

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Marie Jones
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Polly Smith
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Genevieve Jones
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William Smith
Thomas Conlin ...
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Johnny
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Priscilla
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Sophy
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Mr. Frisby
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Mr. Kidd
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Mr. Thutt
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Miss Ambrose
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Peddler
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Fanny Lee
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Caught Short is a 1930 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and written by Robert E. Hopkins, Joseph H. Johnson and Willard Mack. The film stars Marie Dressler, Polly Moran, Anita Page, Charles Morton and Thomas Conlin. The film was released on May 10, 1930, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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They Knew How to Clean Up the Kitchen-But They Couldn't Clean Up on Wall street! It's a Real Laff Panic! Suggested by EDDIE CANTOR'S Funny Book (Print ad- Philadelphia Inquirer, 12 June 1930) See more »

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10 May 1930 (USA)  »

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Margin Mugs  »

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This title was originally one of over 700 features included in the MGM feature film package which was initially sold to local television stations in 1956; however, there is no record of the film ever actually having been shown, and later editions of the TV Key Book list it as "Withdrawn by MGM-TV; Bad Negative"; the same situation applies to The Rogue Song (1930). See more »

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Remade as Doughnuts and Society (1936) See more »

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Words and Music by Roy Turk and Fred E. Ahlert
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