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This Day and Age (1933)

High school students band together to dispense vigilante justice against a vicious gangland boss.

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Louis Garrett
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Steve Smith
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Gay Merrick
Harry Green ...
Herman Farbstein
Bradley Page ...
Toledo
Edward J. Nugent ...
Don Merrick (as Eddie Nugent)
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Morry Dover
Lester Arnold ...
Sam Weber
Michael Stuart ...
Billy Gordon (mistakenly listed in end credits as Billy Anderson)
Oscar Rudolph ...
Gus Ruffo
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Mosher
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Max
George Barbier ...
Judge Michael Maguire
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District Attorney (as Charles B. Middleton)
Warner Richmond ...
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High school students band together to dispense vigilante justice against a vicious gangland boss.

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The FIRST Great Spectacle of Modern Times.

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Crime | Drama

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25 August 1933 (USA)  »

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Rough on Rats  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The only film in which John Carradine was billed under the name John Peter Richmond, which he used from 1932 until 1935. He received no on-screen credit in any of his other features during that period. See more »

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Charles Bickford and John Carradine
14 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

Great performance from Charles Bickford, and a cameo appearance by John Carradine at the beginning of the film with a moustache. Apart from seeing how student power can make things work, I didn't think much of the characters. It doesn't mean that the acting wasn't any good, it's just that the writing of the characters lacked substance. Because Bickford would go on to appear in 'Tarzan's New York Adventure' and 'Reap the Wild Wind' in the same year, this film is significant because Cecil B. DeMille could draw out a performance from Bickford that would set him on the road to antagonistic characters. This film isn't story led, it is performance led. You learn nothing from the story, but it is a good calling card for Bickford and indeed Carradine.


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