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The Wiser Sex (1932)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  15 March 1932 (USA)
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A young woman goes undercover to gather evidence to free her boyfriend, an attorney who has been framed for a murder he didn't commit.

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Margaret Hughes
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David Rolfe
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Claire Foster
William 'Stage' Boyd ...
Harry Evans
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Jimmy O'Neill
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Phil Long
Effie Shannon ...
Mrs. Hughes
Paul Harvey ...
Blaney
Granville Bates ...
City editor
Victor Kilian ...
Ed
Robert Fischer ...
Fritz Engelhardt
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Chauffeur aka The Wop
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What is worse for a defender of justice than to find oneself charged and tried for murder and condemned to be executed on the chair? Yet, this is what happens to David Rolfe, a brilliant young lawyer, who has hitherto managed to rid the Big Apple of most of its scum of mobsters and racketeers. Of course taking it out on gangsters was not the best way to please them and after Rolfe arrested Morgan, an underling of powerful gangster Harry Evans, the latter, aided by his moll Claire Foster, succeeded in having Rolfe wrongly accused of the murder of his own cousin, Phil Long. Men are such fools - agreed - but don't forget there is a wiser sex. Indeed David Rolfe has a girlfriend, society girl Maragaret Hughes, who decides to go undercover, posing as a woman of easy virtue, all set to find out the evidence of her lover's innocence... Written by Guy Bellinger

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15 March 1932 (USA)  »

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Il sesso più astuto  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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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. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package and may have never been televised. See more »

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