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The President Vanishes (1934)

 |  Drama  |  11 January 1935 (USA)
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Secretary of War Wardell
Arthur Byron ...
President Stanley Craig
Paul Kelly ...
Chick Moffat
Peggy Conklin ...
Alma Cronin
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Val Orcott
Janet Beecher ...
Mrs. Craig
Osgood Perkins ...
Harris Brownell
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D.L. Voorman
Edward Ellis ...
Lincoln Lee
Irene Franklin ...
Mrs. Orcott
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Richard Norton
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Sally Voorman
Robert McWade ...
Vice Presient Molleson
DeWitt Jennings ...
Cullen
Walter Kingsford ...
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Pânico na Casa Branca  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package and may not have ever been televised. See more »

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Interesting moral dilemma
23 October 2001 | by (Squeedunk, VT) – See all my reviews

This movie presents the moral dilemma -- do the ends justify the means? The president of the United States fakes his own abduction to prevent a facscist takeover of the country. Unfortunately, too many of the few people who have seen this picture can grasp the importance as the appreciation for the horror of a fascist state and the possibility of it happening here (USA) have faded over time -- witness the lack of concern for the resurgence of know-nothing ultra-right-wing groups .


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