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Frederick Martindale 'Freddie' Vincent, III
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Joseph 'Joe' Calerno
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Duke - Freddie's Dog
Harvey Stephens ...
Chief Davison
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Dr. Mulback - Veterinarian
Edward Pawley ...
Tony - Gangster
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Chi - Gangster
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Mr. Frederick Martindale Vincent II
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"Boy, I never had such good food, even at home." (original lobby card 5) See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Passed | See all certifications »
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24 January 1936 (USA)  »

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The Getaway  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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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In the Chief's office at the police station, there is a large map covering the wall behind the Chief's desk, showing much of Eastern Los Angeles County (California), and a bit of San Bernardino County to the East of that. Most of the cities are placed more or less correctly on the map in relation to one another, although the distances between them are not always to scale. Two exceptions are Azusa and Glendora, which are shown above (North) of Ontario and East of Pomona. Both Azusa and Glendale are several miles to the West of Pomona and even farther away from Ontario. See more »

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Joseph 'Joe' Calerno: [the Chief refuses to let the crook go free to try and find the missing boy] All right, wise guy. Be smart and see what happens.
Joseph 'Joe' Calerno: [to the cop standing by him] Take me back, flatfoot. I'm fed up.
Mr. Frederick Martindale Vincent II: Chief, you can't let him go. What about my boy?
Joseph 'Joe' Calerno: You think I took that kid, don't you? Well, I didn't.I didn't even want him. I tried to make him go back to you, but he wouldn't go. What do you know about that, huh? A swell papa you are! Not even lettin' him have a dog. Why, that kid was happier with me ...
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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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