(original story and screenplay), (original story and screenplay)


Complete credited cast:
Frederick Martindale 'Freddie' Vincent, III
Joseph 'Joe' Calerno
Duke - Freddie's Dog
Harvey Stephens ...
Chief Davison
Dr. Mulback - Veterinarian
Edward Pawley ...
Tony - Gangster
Chi - Gangster
Robert Warwick ...
Mr. Frederick Martindale Vincent II
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Davis (scenes deleted)


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"You've heard too much, youngster. From now on you're sticking close to me." (original lobby card 3) See more »


Action | Crime | Drama


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Release Date:

24 January 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Primeira Aventura  »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Robert Greig, Robert Livingston and Lewis Stone were in early production charts as actors in this film, but they were not in the released print. Sidney Bracey (Briggs), Sherry Hall (Jones) and Don Rowan (Powers) were in studio records or casting call lists for those roles, but were not seen in the movie. See more »

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some classic lines from the '30's
24 November 2012 | by (Uzbekistan) – See all my reviews

The back and forth between Jackie Cooper and Joe C. is at times hilarious. I love the touching scene with them at the camp fire toasting marshmallows while on the lam. "Hey, these ain't bad", quips Joe and then laughs to himself. "what's funny", says Jackie. "Oh...I was just thinking about what it be like to shove one of these in a guy's ear...". And in classic gangster lingo: "I got no use for dames; I had one once and she give me the air. What would you do if a dame did that to you?" "Why, I'd knock her block off!", says Jackie. "That's exactly what I did", chuckles Joe, "and they ain't found her YET" (both laugh). Yeah the dog's great too....

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