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Street of Chance (1930)

 -  Drama  -  8 February 1930 (USA)
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John D. Marsden / 'Natural' Davis
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Judith Marsden
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Alma Marsden
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Stanley Fields ...
Dorgan
Brooks Benedict ...
Al Mastick
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Mrs. Mastick
John Risso ...
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Joan Standing ...
Miss Abrams
Maurice Black ...
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Irving Bacon ...
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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23 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'Natural' Davis (William Powell) is a respected gambler who follows a ruthless code of honour with those who cheat against him. His wife Alma (Kay Francis) wants to divorce him because of his addiction and lifestyle but they agree on a reconciliation and 2nd honeymoon together and 'Natural' promises to give up gambling. However, his plans change when his brother 'Babe' (Regis Toomey) arrives in town...............

This is a well acted film with William Powell very good in the lead role and Kay Francis a little irritating at times with her facial over-emoting. However, Powell carries the film and pulls it into the "good" category. It has a slightly downbeat ending.


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