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Professor Beware (1938)

Passed | | Comedy | 20 June 1938 (USA)
Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets... See full summary »

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Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets in and out of scrapes along the way. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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He's Back ! In A Merry Riot Of Fun!

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20 June 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le professeur Schnock  »

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Budget:

$820,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

On 9 January 1940 in U.S. Federal Court in Los Angeles, William J. Rapp and Lowell Brenatano filed a suit for $75,000 against Harold Lloyd and the Harold Lloyd Corporation, for alleged plagiarism by the film "Professor Beware" of the plaintiff's play "Greek To You". See more »

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Wedding March
(1842) (uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
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Played at the wedding
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I you like Indiana Jones you will love this film!
8 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Professor, Beware is fun, funny, charming, heart-warming, and an all around great old film. More so, it is a great adventure like an original Indiana Jones movie. More so, it has some concepts that bear thinking about - more than most comedies. This is the kind of film that one gives a satisfied sigh afterwards and says: "They don't make em like that anymore".

Enjoy!


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