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Accidents Will Happen (1938)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 9 April 1938 (USA)
An insurance adjustor tangles with a big insurance-fraud gang.

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Eric Gregg, young claim adjustor for Central Casualty Insurance, has interesting work but low pay, to the chagrin of wife Nona who spells marriage with a dollar sign. Much prettier sales clerk Pat secretly loves him, but he's devoted to Nona. Eric's investigative successes cause big trouble for an organized insurance-fraud gang, who see his wife's venality as the perfect wedge to topple him. But Eric (with a little help from his friends) counters with a surprising strategy. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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The Fake Accident Racket Exposed!

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O Triunfo da Verdade  »

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Predictable and dull
26 September 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An interesting period picec showing us what was amazing in 1938. Gosh, Ma, a fake accident ring suing for $25,000!!! I guess projected into the 21st century it would amount to a lot of money. The acting would amount to pure 21st century ham. Nice to see the president as a hard-working newcomer.


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