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Private Number (1936)

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

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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)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The play originally was copyrighted as "Hush Money" in 1914. 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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Referenced in 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (1936) See more »

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The Great Loretta Young
15 January 2005 | by (Houston Texas) – See all my reviews

I caught this film for the very first time,as I can remember,on Fox Movie Channel.The lead actor was listed as Tyronne Power instead of Robert Taylor.I don't know whether the fault lies with TV Guide or the cable channel.Maybe both.

I enjoyed watching a young Loretta Young,one of my favorites.The storyline deals with a maid who falls in love,marries and has a baby for her employers son.Basil Rathbone,another one of my favs,plays the wicked butler who cooks up a devilish plot to have her arrested and and discredited in the eyes of her employers and fired.

This old black and white charm took me way back to my childhood days watching Ms Young's television show with similar stories.Released way back in the 1930's,it is a jewel of a picture.

Can you believe TV Guide even had it listed as a comedy?


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