MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,449 this week

Fixer Dugan (1939)

 -  Drama  -  21 April 1939 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 53 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

A young girl is orphaned when her mother, a circus aerialist, is killed in a fall. A rival circus informs the sheriff that the girl is an orphan, and she is subsequently placed in an ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(play), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 91 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 809 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fixer Dugan (1939)

Fixer Dugan (1939) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fixer Dugan.
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lee Tracy ...
Charlie 'The Fixer' Dugan
...
Ethel Myrtle 'Terry' O'Connell
Peggy Shannon ...
Aggie Moreno
Bradley Page ...
A.J. Barvin, Circus Owner
William Edmunds ...
Smiley
Edward Gargan ...
Jake
Vinton Hayworth ...
Frank Darlow (as Jack Arnold)
Rita La Roy ...
Patricia 'Pat' O'Connell
Irene Franklin ...
Jane
John Dilson ...
Steve
Edythe Elliott ...
Mrs. Fletcher
Edit

Storyline

A young girl is orphaned when her mother, a circus aerialist, is killed in a fall. A rival circus informs the sheriff that the girl is an orphan, and she is subsequently placed in an orphanage. The circus' manager, known as "The Fixer", determines to help out the girl and punish the rival circus owner. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 April 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fixer Dugan  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The play originally opened in New Haven, Connecticut, USA on 1 May 1928. See more »

Goofs

A shot in Marysville, Kansas, shows a palm tree outside. See more »

Soundtracks

(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land
(1860)
Written by Daniel Decatur Emmett
Played as background music at the circus
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A routine circus picture, but the stars are worth watching.
10 September 2002 | by (Pine Grove, California) – See all my reviews

The incomparable Lee Tracy stars as the title character, manager of a circus with many problems he fixes. The underrated child star, Virginia Weidler, becomes an orphan when her aerialist mother (Rita La Roy) falls to her death. She overhears some conmen planning to get two lions back for a rival circus and warns lion tamer Peggy Shannon. In retaliation, they inform the sheriff that Weidler is an underage orphan, so she is put in an orphanage. They also get the lions. Fixer Dugan, who is a bit of a conman himself, then has to get those lions and Weidler back. It's all pretty routine, but there is some suspense when a lion gets loose, and it's always fun to watch Tracy and Weidler.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Fixer Dugan (1939) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?