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You Can't Buy Everything (1934)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 26 January 1934 (USA)
Hannah is so tight with her money that she takes her son, Donnie, to the charity ward a week after he hurts his leg. But she has always hoarded her money since her late husband wasted most ... See full summary »

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(as Charles F. Riesner)

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(original screenplay), (original screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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Mrs. Hannah Bell
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Elizabeth 'Beth' Burton Bell
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John Burton
Mary Forbes ...
Reginald Mason ...
Dr. Lorimer
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Donny 'Don' Bell as a man
Tad Alexander ...
Donny Bell as a boy
Walter Walker ...
Josiah Flagg
Reginald Barlow ...
Mr. Tom Sparks
Claude Gillingwater ...
Banker Asa Cabot
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Storyline

Hannah is so tight with her money that she takes her son, Donnie, to the charity ward a week after he hurts his leg. But she has always hoarded her money since her late husband wasted most of it and now she plans to save it for Donnie. But when Donnie graduates from Princeton, he does not want to go into banking at Hannah's bank, he wants to be a writer, which upsets Hannah. But the greatest blow of all comes when Donnie meets the daughter of the man who jilted Hannah 30 years before. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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"Lady for a Day" Becomes QUEEN OF WALL STREET

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed
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Release Date:

26 January 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nem Tudo Se Compra  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Some cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names, if any): Minerva Urecal (Maid), Eric Wilton and Sherry Hall (Bank teller). Robert Young was announced as a cast member, but he also did not appear. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Mrs. Hannah Bell: Whose pneumonia is this? Yours or mine?
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Suddenly, You Came Along
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Played on piano by Jean Parker and sung by her and William Bakewell
Played often as background music
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GREED,GREED,GREED
28 January 2004 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Very good storyline about what greed does to us. Maybe more of todays generation needs to see this movie. The cantankerous Hanna was well played. Lewis Stone was a very good actor. I remember him as Andy Hardy's father.


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