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Boy Friend (1939)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  19 May 1939 (USA)
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A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.

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Cast

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Sally Murphy
Arleen Whelan ...
Sue Duffy
George Ernest ...
Billy Bradley
Richard Bond ...
Jimmy Murphy
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Ed Boyd
Warren Hymer ...
Greenberg
Robert Kellard ...
Tommy Bradley
Minor Watson ...
Capt. Duffy
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Cracker
Ted Pearson ...
Callahan
William H. Conselman Jr. ...
Arizona
Myra Marsh ...
Mrs. Murphy
Harold Goodwin ...
Matchie Riggs
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Storyline

Sally Murphy helps her mother run a boarding house for police rookies that includes Tommy Bradley and Jane's brother Jimmy. The latter is in love with Sue Duffy, daughter of police Captain Duffy, but Jimmy can't get along with Sue's father. Jimmy plans secretly to join the notorious gang led by Ed Boyd. Tommy's kid brother, Billy, arrives for a visit all shiny and spiffy in his military cadet uniform, and Sally falls for him at once. Tommy is taking the pair to the ice cream shop and, while walking a discreet distance behind the two young lovebirds, glances up an alley and sees Boyd's gang, including Jimmy, robbing a fur shop. Tommy is shot down and the gang escapes. Jimmy severs all connection with the police and becomes the manager of Boyd's night club. Jane is determined to find out who killed Tommy even if it implicates her brother, whom she suspects after finding a clue in his room. She takes Billy to the night club and puts on a song and dance while Billy searches for evidence, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Jane's gone romantic... but in that wild Withers way!

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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19 May 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Namorado de Jane  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Doin' The Socialite
Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Sidney Clare
Performed by Jane Withers
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