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Katherine Clugston (play)
Maude T. Howell (contract writer)
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Release Date:
28 April 1934 (USA) See more »
In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss)... See more » | Add synopsis »
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George Arliss ... Cabot Barr

Edna May Oliver ... Augusta Pritchard, Cabot's sister
Janet Beecher ... Helen Barr, Cabot's daughter

Charlotte Henry ... Marjorie Barr

Ralph Morgan ... Henry Loring, Cabot's lawyer

Edward Ellis ... Claude, Cabot's butler

Frank Albertson ... Allan Blaine, Augusta's adopted son
Rafaela Ottiano ... Retta Barr, Judd's wife

Donald Meek ... Judd Barr, Cabot's son
Joseph Cawthorn ... Dr. Wilson
Harry C. Bradley ... Prof. Schumaker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Helena Phillips Evans ... Matilda (uncredited)
Paul Harvey ... One of Judd's Creditors (uncredited)
Tom Herbert ... One of Judd's Creditors (uncredited)
Oscar Rudolph ... Western Union Messenger (uncredited)
Lou Salter ... Maid (uncredited)
Lewis Sargent ... Western Union Messenger (uncredited)

Directed by
Sidney Lanfield 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Katherine Clugston  play
Maude T. Howell  contract writer
Leonard Praskins 
Paul Schofield  contract writer

Produced by
William Goetz .... associate producer
Raymond Griffith .... associate producer
Joseph M. Schenck .... producer
Darryl F. Zanuck .... producer
Original Music by
Alfred Newman 
Cinematography by
Barney McGill 
Film Editing by
Maurice Wright 
Casting by
Robert Webb 
Art Direction by
Richard Day 
Costume Design by
Gwen Wakeling 
Makeup Department
Jack Dawn .... makeup artist
Emily Moore .... hair stylist
Bill Phillips .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Forsyth .... second assistant director
Ben Silvey .... first assistant director
Art Department
Lucien Hafley .... props (as L. Hafley)
Julia Heron .... set dresser
Sound Department
Vincent Vernon .... sound
Vernon Wilson .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Comer .... gaffer
Kenneth Green .... second assistant camera
Clarence Hewitt .... still photographer
William P. Whitley .... first assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
William Bridgehouse .... wardrobe
Roy Dumont .... wardrobe
Location Management
Jimmy Jackson .... location manager
Other crew
Maude T. Howell .... associate director

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Additional Details

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USA:72 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Did You Know?

Charlotte Henry was borrowed from Paramount for this production.See more »
Cabot Barr:Augusta you've got fat in the most outraged places.
Augusta:Cabot, I am not!
Cabot Barr:Yes, you are. You're convex when you ought to be concave and vice versa.
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An absolute gem !, 1 February 2000
Author: ttlankf3 from Maryland

This is one of the best movies I have ever seen ! I know of no one else who has ever seen it, unfortunately, because it is rarely shown on TV. It is simply hilarious .

The subject is timeless; the acting is wonderful; and the story line is delightful. Do not miss this one if you are ever so lucky as to find it.

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