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Times Square Playboy (1936)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  9 May 1936 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
Warren William ...
Victor 'Vic' Arnold
June Travis ...
Beth Calhoun, aka Fay Melody
Casey, Vic's Butler / Trainer
P.H. 'Ben' / 'Pig Head' Bancroft
Kathleen Lockhart ...
Lottie Bancroft
Dick Purcell ...
Wally Calhoun
Craig Reynolds ...
Joe Roberts
Granville Bates ...
Mr. Mort Calhoun
Dorothy Vaughan ...
Mrs. Nellie Calhoun


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9 May 1936 (USA)  »

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Broadway Playboy  »

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The screenplay was based on the Broadway production of "The Home Towners" by George M. Cohan which opened at the Hudson Theater on August 23, 1926 and ran for 64 performances. See more »


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Looking for Trouble
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Joan Jasmyn
Sung by June Travis at the nightclub
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Gene Lockhart at his best
24 June 2000 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

I definitely agree that this picture was 'stolen" by Gene Lockhart. He is delightful as he storms around, ranting about how his buddy is about to be "taken" by the family of the woman he is going to marry. Lockhart's real life wife Kathleen plays his wife in the movie. Her acid tongued rejoinders to him are delightful. It was also a treat for me to see Barton MacLane in a role where he is not some kind of bad guy. It's a real change of pace for him and he handles it very well. There's not much plot to this film, no criminals or thugs, but it is a nice, simple story of two life long friends and how they resolve a major misunderstanding. At 62 minutes it moves quickly and the viewer won't become bored.

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