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I've Got Your Number (1934)

Unrated | | Comedy, Romance | 24 February 1934 (USA)
Two telephone repairmen have many adventures and romance a pair of blondes.

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Terry Riley
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John 'Johnny'
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Bonnie aka Madame Francis
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Joseph 'Joe' Flood
Gordon Westcott ...
Nicky
Henry O'Neill ...
Mr. John P. Schuyler
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Happy Dooley
Renee Whitney ...
Loretta Kennedy
Wallis Clark ...
Mr. Madison
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Turk Garrison
Douglas Cosgrove ...
Detective Turner
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Joe, a Gangster (as Selmar Jackson)
Louise Beavers ...
Crystal
Henry Kolker ...
Lawyer Robert Kirkland
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The adventures of wisecracking telephone repairmen Terry and Johnny are by turns comic, risque, and heroic. Terry pursues Marie, a hotel switchboard operator, who loses her job when she innocently does a favor for gangster Nicky. Terry gets Marie a job with financier Schuyler; but Nicky has new plans for her. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Amor por Telefone  »

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The ending, with Joan Blondell in bed, was filmed in her home. She was recovering from an emergency appendectomy and her doctor would not let her travel to the studio. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Without Make-Up (1963) See more »

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Puddin' Head Jones
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Music by Lou Handman
Played when Terry and Marie are at the restaurant
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Ridiculous but amusing tale of adventurous phone repairmen
14 January 2014 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Phone company technicians Pat O'Brien and Allen Jenkins charge into a luxurious apartment populated by lounging ladies. They exchange insults, they install a longer phone cord, they exchange a few suggestive phone cord jokes as they finish the job. O'Brien slaps one of the women on the rear on his way out. –These phone repair guys are fast, tough and too cool for rules.

O'Brien's swagger gets him into trouble with boss Eugene Palette ("I was gonna slap her on the shoulder and she bent over," he says) but in the next scene he's performing a daring rescue atop a burning building and is proclaimed a hero. Ah, the life of a telephone technician: excitement, glamour and adventure—at least according to this picture.

Joan Blondell co-stars as a switchboard operator who gets innocently mixed up in an office swindle. Accused of theft, she takes it on the lam…and guess who sets out to rescue her by tracking down and trapping the real crooks?

Glenda Farrell is hilarious as "Madame Francis, Spiritualist Medium." Using her office phone system to run phony séances, Glenda is busted by our heroes—who then start hanging out with her.

The four stars are all highly entertaining (although Farrell's role is regrettably minor). The plot may be somewhat predictable—O'Brien and Jenkins use their tools and phone skills to track the crooks, tap their calls, learn their plans—but it moves fast and packs plenty of attitude.

It's never especially believable but awfully hard to resist.


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