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Release Date:
22 March 1930 (USA) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Hal Skelly ... J. Aubrey Piper
Doris Hill ... Amy Fisher
Clara Blandick ... Ma Fisher
Charles Sellon ... Pa Fisher
Helene Chadwick ... Clara Hyland
Morgan Farley ... Joe Fisher
George Fawcett ... The Judge
William B. Davidson ... Frank Hyland

Eugene Pallette ... Traffic Cop
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
E.H. Calvert ... Superintendent (uncredited)
Gordon De Main ... Rogers the Insurance Man (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... First Patent Lawyer (uncredited)

Directed by
Frank Tuttle 
 
Writing credits
George Kelly (play "The Show-Off")

Herman J. Mankiewicz (adaptation)

Marion Dix (scenario)

Cinematography by
Archie Stout (photographed by) (as Archie J. Stout)
 
Film Editing by
Verna Willis (uncredited)
 
Music Department
W. Franke Harling .... composer: music cues (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jesse L. Lasky .... presenter
B.P. Schulberg .... general manager: West Coast Productions
Adolph Zukor .... presenter
 
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Runtime:
61 min | USA:59 min
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1.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric System)
Certification:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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The play opened on Broadway, New York City, New York, USA on 5 February 1924 and had 571 performances. In the cast were Guy D'Ennery (Frank Hyland), Helen Lowell (Mrs. Fisher), Lee Tracy (Joe) and Francis Pierlot. The popular play had 6 Broadway revivals, the last in 1992.See more »
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Version of The Show-Off (1946)See more »
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In the GloamingSee more »

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6 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Calling all insomniacs, 25 June 2003
Author: John Seal from Oakland CA

Men Are Like That is a buried 'treasure' best left interred. Clocking in at a brief 58 minutes, this would-be comedy stars unfunny stage actor Hal Skelly as an annoying husband who gets tangled up with the law and traffic cop Eugene Pallette. The cast is uniformly dull, bar Pallette, whose screen time is limited, and the film has no laughs, no drama, and no tears. A disaster all around.

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