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Woman Wanted (1935)

Passed | | Crime, Drama | 2 August 1935 (USA)
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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Tony
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District Attorney
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Smiley
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Sweeney
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Betty
Robert Greig ...
Peedles (as Robert Grieg)
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Joe Metz
Granville Bates ...
Casey (scenes deleted)
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Collins
Richard Powell ...
Lee
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Constable
Gertrude Short ...
Gertie
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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 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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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Anthony 'Tony' Baxter: Peedles! Champagne cocktails - no two ways about it.
Peedles, Tony's Butler: Yes, sir.
Anthony 'Tony' Baxter: [to Ann] You know, two of Peedles' cocktails make you feel like, uh... like, uh...
Peedles, Tony's Butler: Like the moon in the morning mist, sir.
Anthony 'Tony' Baxter: That's it!
Peedles, Tony's Butler: Thank you, sir.
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During opening credits, the screens listing names are all rotated about 10 degrees to the left. See more »

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Edited from The Crowd (1928) See more »

Soundtracks

Anchors Aweigh
(1906) (uncredited)
Written by Charles A. Zimmerman
Lyrics by Alfred Hart Miles and R. Lovell
Played on a radio in the boathouse
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Are they kidding?
19 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught this garbage today and I don't know about the previous reviewers..one calling it a classic. I always found Marie O'Sullivan a plane Jane. No pun intended ( Jane in Tarzan ). One called her seductive....please. It might of passed the year it was made, 1935 as a "B" movie as a second feature for a double bill which was popular in those days. Great acting? I think not...the dialog even in the contest of the early '30's sounded ridiculous. Joel McCrea was completely wasted here, but obviously he had not arrived at his peak of his popularity as leading man. Robert Grieg, the butler was humorous and thats about it. My TV guide gave it 1 star out of 4...even that was being generous.


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