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Dr. Rhythm (1938)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  6 May 1938 (USA)
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Dr. Bill Remsen pretends to be a policeman, and ends up being assigned to guard Judy Marlowe. Amazingly, he falls in love with her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Bill Remsen
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Judy Marlowe
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Mrs. Lorelei Dodge-Blodgett
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Officer Lawrence O'Roon
Rufe Davis ...
Al (Zookeeper)
Laura Hope Crews ...
Mrs. Minerva Twombling
Fred Keating ...
Chris LeRoy
John Hamilton ...
Insp. Bryce
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Luke (Ice-Cream Man)
Henry Wadsworth ...
Otis Eaton (The Drunk)
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Mr. Stenchfield (Store Clerk)
Harold Minjir ...
Mr. Coldwater
William Austin ...
Mr. Martingale (The Floorwalker)
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Cazzatta
Harry Stubbs ...
Police Captain
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Dr. Bill Remsen pretends to be a policeman, and ends up being assigned to guard Judy Marlowe. Amazingly, he falls in love with her.

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6 May 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Badge of Policeman O'Roon  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Louis Armstrong's sequence was initially deleted from the initial release print, but later restored when the film was re-issued. See more »

Soundtracks

On the Sentimental Side
by James V. Monaco and Johnny Bruke
Sung by Bing Crosby
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26 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I saw Dr. Rhythm when we were first married about 40 years ago. We loved it and never forgot the main song, nor Beatricy Lillie driving Franklin Pangborn crazy over the danner nipkins. For the last 20 years or so we've tried unsuccessfully to get a copy. Turner doesn't even list it. Other posters here also remember it fondly, hoping to see it again. Good news! As of January 2013 the entire film is posted on YouTube. We just watched it and it was as good as we remembered. The songs are pleasant, the actors are old favorites, including Andy Devine and Sterling Holloway. The action is unexpected and well paced. The comedy is unforced and genuine. Bea Lillie steals the show whenever she appears. Indeed, she should have received equal billing with Crosby. Why not? Only a gypsy knows!


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