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Where There's a Will (1936)

| Comedy | 1937 (USA)
An incompetent solicitor unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery.

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Benjamin Stubbins
Graham Moffatt ...
Willie, The Office Boy
H.F. Maltby ...
Sir Roger Wimpleton
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Lady Margaret Wimpleton
Peggy Simpson ...
Barbara Stubbins
Gibb McLaughlin ...
Martin, The Butler
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Goldie Kelly
Hartley Power ...
Duke Wilson
Eddie Houghton ...
Slug Riley
Hal Walters ...
Nick Harris
John Turnbull ...
Detective Collins
Sybil Brooke ...
Mrs Peabody, Landlady
Davina Craig ...
Lucie, The Maid
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An incompetent solicitor unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery.

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Benjamin Stubbins: A merry Christmas, girls and boys / I've brought you jewels, instead of toys / In spite of what you think / it seems to me I've earned a drink.
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Early Thirties Feel to It
21 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"where There's a Will' has an early Thirties look to it. The jazz in the background really gives it an old-time feel overall. I would have liked to have seen more Graham Moffat who plays the smart alec office boy. Will Hay is always a victim of circumstances and mistaken identity. In this film he plays a heavy-drinking and down-at-the-heels lawyer who is not doing well and is the shame of his family. However, his fortunes begin to turn when he gets involved with three American crooks. The blond who plays the leading lady is hot stuff. Will Hay is the British answer to W.C. Field. His movies are always very enjoyable if you're willing to give them a chance.


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