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Other Men's Women (1931)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 17 January 1931 (USA)
Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife.

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Railroad fireman Bill White is a carefree ladies' man with an irresponsible streak. His buddy Jack Kulper, an engineer, is more solid and reliable. Bill comes to stay a while with Jack and his wife Lily. Bill and Lily fall in love, but not wishing to hurt Jack, Bill leaves without explanation. When Jack confronts Bill about his suspicions, the two fight and Jack is seriously injured. Bill is consumed with guilt and tries to make good, but Jack has his own ideas about that. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The Steel Highway  »

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Unusually for a film of this time period, the opening credits are not accompanied by music. See more »

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When Bill and Lily are embracing in the kitchen in front of the stove the moving shadow of the boom microphone is visible on the wall below the window behind them. See more »

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[behind the lunch counter at the railroad yard, gum-chewing waitress Marie hears a train whistle - her cue to get ready to meet her boyfriend, Bill]
Marie: [taking off her apron] Anything else you guys want?
Railroad worker at Lunch Counter: Yeah, gimme a big slice a' you on toast, and some French-fried potatoes on the side.
Marie: [taking out her compact and powdering her face] Listen, baby, I'm A.P.O.
Railroad worker at Lunch Counter: [to the other railroad worker] What does she mean, A.P.O.?
Marie: Ain't Puttin' Out! Besides, I'm Bill White's girl, and I'm a one-man woman.
Railroad worker at Lunch Counter: That's a ...
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Soundtracks

On the 5:15
(1914) (uncredited)
Music by Henry I. Marshall
Lyrics by Stanley Murphy
Sung a cappella by the railroad workers
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Approach with modest expectations
9 October 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

The plot is pure hokum, so it's the extras that "make" the movie: The backdrop of trains and trainyards, Joan Blondell in an extraneous role as a saucy waitress, James Cagney in an early supporting part (he has a nice bit on top of a moving train, and also does some dancing), J. Farrell MacDonald helping plant peas by making holes in the dirt with his peg leg, cool bridge and train miniatures, etc. Approach with modest expectations


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