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Champagne Charlie (1936)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  8 May 1936 (USA)
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The story is told in flashback. Backers want a gambler to marry a rich girl for her dowry. When he double-crosses them he's murdered and the murderer blackmails the girl. Then he is murdered.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Cavanagh ...
Charlie Cortland
Helen Wood ...
Linda Craig
Thomas Beck ...
Tod Hollingsworth
Minna Gombell ...
Lillian Wayne
Herbert Mundin ...
Mr. Fipps
Noel Madison ...
Pedro Gorini
Montagu Love ...
Ivan Suchine
...
Woman in Cab (uncredited)
Brook Byron ...
Iris (uncredited)
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The story is told in flashback. Backers want a gambler to marry a rich girl for her dowry. When he double-crosses them he's murdered and the murderer blackmails the girl. Then he is murdered.

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Crime | Drama

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8 May 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Na Roleta da Vida  »

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(FMC Library Print) (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Although principle photography was completed in early November 1935, retakes continued over the next 6 months because of the unavailability of one or more of actors Herbert Mundin, Minna Gombell and Noel Madison. See more »

Soundtracks

Marche Militaire in D, D.733, Op.51, No.1
(1822) (uncredited)
Written by Franz Schubert
Played at the concert
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28 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Chamagne Charlie (1936)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

B-film from Fox has a gambler known as Champagne Charlie (Paul Cavanagh) getting behind on debts so he decides to marry a society girl (Helen Wood) so that he can get her money but the poor sap ends up falling in love. There's really not too much to say about this film. Everything from the direction to the screenplay to the actor are rather bland but the film does move pretty well and thankfully only lasts 58-minutes. The film would have benefited more had the screenplay tried something different but you should know how all of this ends.


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