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Diamond Jim (1935)

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The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.

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Jane Matthews / Emma
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Jerry Richardson
Eric Blore ...
Sampson Fox
Hugh O'Connell ...
Charles B. Horsley
George Sidney ...
Pawnbroker
Robert McWade ...
A.E. Moore
Charles Sellon ...
John Touchey
Henry Kolker ...
J.C. Randolf - Bank President
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Harry Hill
Albert Conti ...
Jeweler
Armand Kaliz ...
Jewelry Salesman
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Minister
Purnell Pratt ...
Physician
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The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.

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Biography | Drama

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2 September 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brillanten - sonst nichts!  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Edward Arnold would later reprise his role as Diamond Jim Brady in Lillian Russell (1940). See more »

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Referenced in The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Insurance Company (1958) See more »

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Edward Arnold's signature role.
1 August 2000 | by (Metro Richmond, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Folks, this is the finest movie I've ever seen. It stars my all-time favorite actor, Edward Arnold. I'm 53. I saw it just once. I was 20. I cried at the end (and I'm a guy!) It's disappeared. If anyone can tell me how to get a copy of it, I'll send them a lollipop.

This flick shoes Edward Arnold at his height. He is extremely underrated these days because he is so little known. A onetime president of the Screen Actors Guild (so was Ronald Reagan)but old Eddie was a president first. Additionally, Arnold once had top billing over Cary Grant (The Toast of New York.)

Anyway, if anyone can help me find this flick, I would be most grateful. Then there are other flicks after this.

Thank you,


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