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Frankie and Johnnie (1936)

 -  Drama  -  1 May 1936 (USA)
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Frankie
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Johnnie Drew
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Florence Reed ...
Lou
Walter Kingsford ...
Timothy
William Harrigan ...
Curley
John Larkin ...
Andy
Cora Witherspoon ...
Mrs. Lumpy Thornton
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John H. Auer directed retakes and new scenes after Chester Erskine left the picture. See more »

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Version of Frankie and Johnny (1966) See more »

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Get Rhythm in Your Feet
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Written by J. Russel Robinson and William Livingston
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great cast in a disappointing film
7 August 2003 | by (Boondocks, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Ideal players are unfortunately wasted in Republic's low-budget, low-octane drama. Helen Morgan, that tragic chantoosie, would seem ideally cast as Frankie, but the tired script gives her nothing to do except look a bit trampy, which she does very well. Likewise, slick, superficial Chester Morris embodies the two-timing Johnny of the song perfectly... or he would if he had any worthwhile dialogue. In her last Film Lilyan Tashman is wasted as Nellie Bly. Once or twice, the movie seems about to capture the simplicity of a tawdry ballad, but never quite gets there. A pity all around.


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