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Lawful Larceny (1930)

A woman of low morals who runs a gambling operation in her house takes pride in destroying the men she ensnares in her net. One of these men's wives (played by Bebe Daniels) will not let ... See full summary »

Director:

Lowell Sherman

Writers:

Jane Murfin (screenplay), Samuel Shipman (play)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bebe Daniels ... Marion Dorsey
Kenneth Thomson ... Andrew Dorsey
Lowell Sherman ... Guy Tarlow
Olive Tell ... Vivan Hepburn
Purnell Pratt ... Judge Perry (as Purnell B. Pratt)
Louis Payne Louis Payne ... Davis (as Lou Payne)
Bert Roach ... French
Maude Turner Gordon Maude Turner Gordon ... Mrs. Davis
Helene Millard ... Mrs. French
Charles Coleman ... Butler
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A woman of low morals who runs a gambling operation in her house takes pride in destroying the men she ensnares in her net. One of these men's wives (played by Bebe Daniels) will not let her get away with it. She poses as a single girl to get hired by the woman as her secretary and then proceeds to singlehandedly take her operation apart. Written by S.M.

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IS STEALING ANOTHER WOMAN'S HUSBAND- "LAWFUL LARCENY" (Print ad- Buffalo Courier Express,((Buffalo, NY)) 25 October 1930)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L'onesta segretaria See more »

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RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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22 January 2006 | by rodman-2See all my reviews

this is a pretty good movie with pretty good acting considering it's a b movie for the most part i new i was going to like it because one of the actors in this always does a fine job of acting and making you believe he is the character he's playing made in 1930 it's one of the early talkies and one of the better jobs of casting for a film just really learning to cast for a movie where there will be talking i can never tell what city the early movies take place in but i think that this one is set in new york though most of this movie takes place inside different homes there's not much outside action so you can get a guage on what city this is but it's still one that i would highly recommend.


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