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Release Date:
27 September 1936 (USA) See more »
The heiress to a powerful newspaper owner gets a job at the paper under an assumed name and helps break up a blackmail racket. | Add synopsis »


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Edmund Lowe ... Hank Gilman

Gloria Stuart ... Joan Langford

Reginald Owen ... Archie Biddle

Spring Byington ... Mrs. Langford
Gilbert Emery ... Thorne
David Oliver ... Flash
Robert Gleckler ... Bill
Phillip Trent ... Edward (as Clifford Jones)
Maxine Reiner ... Annette
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sylvia Andrew ... Cook (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Earl Eby ... Young Man (uncredited)
Jack Egan ... Reporter (uncredited)
Edythe Elliott ... Mrs. Stokes (uncredited)
Desmond Gallagher ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Gardner ... Reporter (uncredited)
Frances Gregg ... Cook (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson ... Elevator-Rider (uncredited)
Frank Holliday ... Telegraph Editor (uncredited)
J. Anthony Hughes ... Nelson (uncredited)
Nolan Leary ... Mack (uncredited)
James Macklin ... Mike (uncredited)
Larry McGrath ... Makeup Editor (uncredited)
Tom Moore ... Brace (uncredited)
Horace Murphy ... Cop (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Politician (uncredited)
David Newell ... Young Man (uncredited)
Joseph North ... Butler (uncredited)
Mrs. Wilfrid North ... Dowager (uncredited)

Dave O'Brien ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Lee Prather ... Press Room Foreman (uncredited)
Archie Robbins ... Steve (uncredited)
Don Roberts ... Reporter (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt ... William (uncredited)
Marla Shelton ... Secretary (uncredited)
George Sorel ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Ted Thompson ... Reporter (uncredited)
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ... (uncredited)
Laura Treadwell ... Mrs. Abernathy (uncredited)
Monte Vandergrift ... Politician (uncredited)
Russell Wade ... Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Max Wagner ... Fireman (uncredited)
Lillian West ... Nurse (uncredited)

Directed by
Harry Beaumont 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Marjorie Chanslor  story
Roy Chanslor  story
Harry Clork  contributor to dialogue (uncredited)
Alice D.G. Miller 
George Owen  contributor to screenplay construction (uncredited)
Austin Parker 
Albert R. Perkins 

Produced by
Robert Presnell Sr. .... associate producer
Charles R. Rogers .... producer
Original Music by
Heinz Roemheld (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Milton R. Krasner 
Film Editing by
Philip Cahn 
Art Direction by
Jack Otterson 
Production Management
Charles Stallings .... unit production manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Phil Karlson .... assistant director (uncredited)
Gil Valle .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Homer G. Tasker .... sound supervisor
Robert Pritchard .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
John P. Fulton .... special effects
Music Department
Herman Heller .... musical director
Charles Maxwell .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Charles Previn .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Clifford Vaughan .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Edward Ward .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Franz Waxman .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Jean Raymond .... script clerk (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
75 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)


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