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The Church Mouse (1934)

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When a meek secretary goes to work for her new boss, she becomes a sophisticated lady.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Betty 'Miss Church Mouse' Miller
Ian Hunter ...
Johnathan Steele
Edward Chapman ...
Mr. 'Pinky' Wormwood
Jane Carr ...
Miss Sylvia James
Clifford Heatherley ...
Sir Oswald Bottomley
John Batten ...
Geoffrey Steele
Gibb McLaughlin ...
Thomas Stubbings, Cashier
Monty Banks ...
Harry Blump, the Window Washer
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When a meek secretary goes to work for her new boss, she becomes a sophisticated lady.

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Comedy | Romance

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15 December 1934 (USA)  »

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(RCA Photophone)

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1.37 : 1
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This film had its U. S. television premiere on Turner Classic Movies on 17 September 2007 during TCM's festival of films made by Warner Brothers at Teddington Studios in the UK. See more »

Connections

Remake of Beauty and the Boss (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

La Marseillaise
(1792)
Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Sung a cappella by Clifford Heatherley and John Batten
Hummed by Ian Hunter
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LaPlante's final starring role

Laura LaPlante is nearly forgotten now, but in the 20s and early 30s she was a big name in films. She made an easy transition to talkies and was a fine light actress as this film proves. LaPlante plays the title character, a mousy secretary who is all efficiency until she falls for her boss (Ian Hunter). Like so many other silent stars, LaPlante should have had a better and bigger career in 30s talkies. This cheapo production hinders but does not ruin her performance. This same story was previously filmed as Beauty and the Boss with Warren William and Marion Nixon, but this version is better. Laura LaPlante is probably best remembered now for starring in the first (and part-talkie) version of Show Boat and for playing Betty Hutton's mother in Spring Reunion.


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