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Woman Wanted (1935)

Passed  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  2 August 1935 (USA)
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Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to jail a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from the police, as ... See full summary »

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Ann
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District Attorney
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Smiley
Edgar Kennedy ...
Sweeney
Adrienne Ames ...
Betty
Robert Greig ...
Peedles (as Robert Grieg)
Noel Madison ...
Joe Metz
Granville Bates ...
Casey (scenes deleted)
William B. Davidson ...
Collins
Richard Powell ...
Lee
Erville Alderson ...
Constable
Gertrude Short ...
Gertie
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Storyline

Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to jail a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from the police, as well as his fiancée, with the help of his butler Peedles. Ann is also wanted by the mobsters who really committed the murder as they think she knows where $250,000 worth of bonds are hidden. When the mobsters find and abduct her, Tony enlists the help of the D.A. and the police to try to get her back. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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Crime | Drama

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2 August 1935 (USA)  »

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Manhattan Madness  »

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Anthony 'Tony' Baxter: Say, she breaks engagements like some people break fingernails.
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Life Is A Song
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Maureen O'Sullivan was Outstanding
9 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Always enjoyed viewing Maureen O'Sullivan when she played "Jane" in the Tarzan films in the 30's and 40's. In this film, she plays a young gal with a big cloud over her head from a horrible court room decision. Maureen, plays Ann Gray," Never Too Late",'65, who comes into contact with Joel McCrea,(Anthony,"Tony" Baxter), "The Virginian",'45, who plays a hot shot ladies man lawyer in this picture, and not a cowboy. However, Louis Calhern,(Smiley Gordon),"Blackboard Jungle",'55 plays the crooked crime lord who wants to make certain that Ann Gray is not put into jail for his own personal reasons. This is a well produced B&W film and truly a great classic. Maureen O'Sullivan, made this film a classic and also the mother of Mia Farrow and her father John Farrow all outstanding actors and producers. Enjoy the 1930's.


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