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Private Number (1936)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  5 June 1936 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Richard Winfield
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Wroxton
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Gracie
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Smiley Watson (as Joe Lewis)
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Winfield
Paul Harvey ...
Perry Winfield
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Mrs. Meecham
Paul Stanton ...
Rawlings
John Miljan ...
Stapp
Monroe Owsley ...
Coakley
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Frederick
Frank Dawson ...
Graham
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Judge
May Beatty ...
Grandma Gammon
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5 June 1936 (USA)  »

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Frauenehre  »

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(FMC Library Print) | (copyright length)

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Cleves Kinkead's play opened in Boston, Massachusetts, USA in January 1915. It moved to Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 26 August 1915 and closed in May 1916 after 316 performances. The cast included Mabel Colcord, Jane Cowl and Robert McWade. See more »

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Jane Darwell is billed as "Mrs. Meecham" but is called "Mrs. Frisby" twice. See more »

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Alternate-language version of Common Clay (1930) See more »

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Talk About Lack of Chemistry!
6 December 2005 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

Loretta Young is hired as a servant. The son of the family for whom she works is Robert Taylor. Of course, they fall in love. But the scenes in which the two kiss do not support this idea: They hug and nuzzle each other's necks. Possibly there is one brief kiss on the mouth. But these two give no sense of being more than cousins -- and cousins who don't like each other much, at that.

The movie, however, is entertaining. It has a superb supporting cast. Basil Rathbone is deliciously evil as the tyrannical butler who has design on Young. Patsy Kelly is fun (albeit rather bland, toned-down fun) as another servant who befriends her.

The title is a puzzle. I may have missed something. But whose number is private?


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