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The Getaway (1941)
"The Get-Away" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  13 June 1941 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
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Jeff Crane
Charles Winninger ...
Dr. Josiah Glass
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Maria Theresa O'Reilly
Henry O'Neill ...
Warden Alcott
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Sonny Black (as Dan Dailey Jr.)
Donald Douglas ...
Jim Duff (as Don Douglas)
Ernest Whitman ...
'Moose'
Grant Withers ...
Parker
Chester Gan ...
Sam
Charles Wagenheim ...
Hutch
Guy Kingsford ...
George
Matty Fain ...
Bryan
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13 June 1941 (USA)  »

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Enemy Within  »

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Almost a shot-for-shot remake of "Public Hero #1" (1935)
7 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anyone else realize that this is almost a shot-for-shot remake of "Public Hero #1" staring Jean Arthur and Chester Morris (1935)? With Lionel Barrymore playing the doctor and Joseph Calleia playing Sonny.

It also appears the same screenplay was used for both pictures as the writing credits overlap. Different directors though

Public Hero #1 (1935) : Directed by J. Walter Ruben. Writing credits: J. Walter Ruben story, Wells Root story, Wells Root screenplay

The Get-Away (1941) : Directed by Edward Buzzell , Richard Rosson (uncredited). Writing credits: W.R. Burnett screenplay, Wells Root screenplay, Wells Root story, J. Walter Ruben story

Having seen both pictures, I think the 1935 Jean Arthur/Chester Morris effort is the better of the two. Anyone who likes "The Get-Away' should checkout "Public Hero #1".


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