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That Man's Here Again (1937)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance, Drama | 17 April 1937 (USA)
An elevator operator in a swanky apartment building falls in love with a homeless girl who sneaks in one night looking for a place to keep warm. In order to keep her near him, he wangles a job for her as a maid at the building.

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Thomas J. Jesse
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Jimmy Whalen, Night Elevator Operator
Joe King ...
Mr. Ned Murdock (as Joseph King)
Teddy Hart ...
Bud, Day Elevator Operator
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Boathouse Attendant (scenes deleted)
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An elevator operator in a swanky apartment building falls in love with a homeless girl who sneaks in one night looking for a place to keep warm. In order to keep her near him, he wangles a job for her as a maid at the building.

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Jimmy's pay of $12/week would be the equivalent of $198/week in 2016. See more »

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Jimmy tells Nancy he's read that Central Park is 600 acres large. It is actually 843 acres in size and has been since 1873. See more »

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Thomas J. Jesse: You don't mind if I make love to your horse, do ya?
Hansom Cab Driver: If it's okay with Minnie, it's okay with me!
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Hugh Herbert Sparks Comedy/Drama
11 February 2004 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

An eccentric gentleman helps a pair of young lovers get started in life.

The gentle, whimsical humor of Hugh Herbert highlights THAT MAN'S HERE AGAIN, a little tale of romantic difficulties. Always enjoyable to watch, particularly in a big film with seasoned costars with which to interact, here Herbert is not given quite enough to satisfy his fans. Not until the closing sequence is his zany quirkiness given fuller rein and he turns what has been essentially a drama into light comedy. It's worth the wait.

Tom Brown & Mary Maguire play the elevator operator and maid whose happiness Herbert determines to ensure. Brown portrayed the stalwart juvenile lead in many movies during the 1930's and he always turned in a good performance. Miss Maguire, with her charming Australian accent, is radiant; a real joy to watch. It is a shame major Hollywood stardom eluded her.

The title obviously refers to Herbert, but otherwise is meaningless. Interestingly, the mystery surrounding Miss Maguire's past is never explained--a surprising loose end considering the requirements of the Production Code.


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