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Dark Hazard (1934)

 -  Drama  -  3 February 1934 (USA)
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Jim is a compulsive gambler. He meets Marge at a boarding house and they get married. His gambling causes problems. When he runs into old flame Valerie Marge leaves him. After a few years ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Marge Mayhew Turner
Glenda Farrell ...
Valerie 'Val' Wilson
Robert Barrat ...
Tex Willis
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
George Mayhew
Gordon Westcott ...
Joe
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John Bright
War Cry ...
Dark Hazard, a Greyhound Dog
Henry B. Walthall ...
Schultz
George Meeker ...
Pres Barrow
Emma Dunn ...
Mrs. Mayhew
Willard Robertson ...
Bill 'Billy' Fallen
William V. Mong ...
Plummer, Hotel Owner
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Jim is a compulsive gambler. He meets Marge at a boarding house and they get married. His gambling causes problems. When he runs into old flame Valerie Marge leaves him. After a few years he returns, but she is now in love with old flame Pres. Jim buys racing dog Dark Hazard and makes a fortune which he loses on roulette. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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3 February 1934 (USA)  »

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Dark hazard wereldkampioen  »

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Henry B. Walthall is listed in studio records playing Schultz in this movie, but he is not seen in the print. See more »

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Referenced in Lady Killer (1933) See more »

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Pettin' in the Park
(1933) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played as background music when Buck meets Mr. Willis at the dog racing track
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"Don't tell me you turned decent on me."
15 December 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Compulsive gambler Edward G. Robinson marries nice girl Genevieve Tobin and tries to settle down. His gambling and irresponsibility causes problems between them. Soon he's spending time with ex-girlfriend Glenda Farrell and his wife leaves him. Eventually he buys an injured racing dog named Dark Hazard and nurses him back to health, planning to make a winner out of him.

Fine role for Edward G. Robinson with a solid cast backing him up. Glenda Farrell is always enjoyable. Genevieve Tobin has the thankless role of the suffering wife. Sidney Toler plays the guy who gets Robinson back into gambling. Was remade just a few years later as Wine, Women, and Horses starring Barton MacLane and Ann Sheridan. This is the better version of the two but that one's not bad. Both are pretty simple programmers.


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