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Beggars in Ermine (1934)

Passed | | Drama | 22 February 1934 (USA)
John Dawson loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident caused by a rival. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his ... See full summary »

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John Dawson loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident caused by a rival. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his steel mill. Written by Arlene K. Witt <arlene@inx.net>

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The sensation-seething story of a man who conquered fate! (original poster) See more »

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22 February 1934 (USA)  »

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O Rei dos Mendigos  »

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The earliest documented telecast of this film took place in New York City Friday 23 June 1950 on the Night Owl Theatre on WPIX (Channel 11). See more »

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Funny movie with a dramatic plot
2 June 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Unbelievable plot, Beggars that invest in hedge funds. But I enjoy the simplicity of the stock market, the characters are also simple but you don't care too much about that, because you're inside a story thats goes around different dramatics situations to finalize with a happy ending. Only for lovers of the 30's the golden age of hollywood.


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