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Public Hero #1 (1935)

Passed  -  Crime | Drama  -  31 May 1935 (USA)
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This movie was banned in Sweden by the Swedish Censorship Board, identity number 52.798. MGM came back with a shorter version, but that version too was banned. See more »

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During the big shoot out, the window frame that "Sonny" peeks out of goes from damaged to undamaged to being damaged again. See more »

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Remade as The Getaway (1941) See more »

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The Great Jean Arthur...
27 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

stars in this quirky yet unsuccessful comedy-drama about an undercover cop (Chester Morris) and the plot to capture a gang leader (Joseph Calleia) who happens to be Jean Arthur's brother. Lionel Barrymore is along for the ride as a drunken doctor (a nice comic turn). But it doesn't all come together; even Miss Arthur's beauty and fine comic timing can't save this one.


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