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The Great Jasper (1933)

Early in the century, high-spirited Irishman, Jasper Horn, drives a horse-drawn New York streetcar. But the electric era is beginning, so what's wrong with celebrating by having a drink ... See full summary »

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J. Walter Ruben
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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Dix ... Jasper Horn
Edna May Oliver ... Madame Talma
Florence Eldridge ... Jenny Horn
Wera Engels ... Norma McGowd
Walter Walker Walter Walker ... Daniel McGowd
David Durand ... Andrew Horn (child)
Bruce Cabot ... Roger McGowd (adult)
Betty Furness ... Sylvia Bradfield (adult)
James Bush ... Andrew Horn (adult)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bradley Metcalfe
Eleanor Wesselhoeft Eleanor Wesselhoeft
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Early in the century, high-spirited Irishman, Jasper Horn, drives a horse-drawn New York streetcar. But the electric era is beginning, so what's wrong with celebrating by having a drink while he's driving the tram? If it's only beer? Jasper and his wife, the teetotal daughter of a preacher, have a baby boy. His employer's beautiful wife finds herself attracted to the smartly-dressed son of Erin. A decade passes. The boss learns of the paternity of his son and fires Jasper. He leaves his wife and goes to Atlantic City where he finds success as a fez-wearing boardwalk fortune teller, the Great Jasper. Fifteen years pass. One of Jasper's sons has inherited his father's wicked ways... Written by David Steele

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

3 March 1933 (USA) See more »

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RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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[His dying words.]
Jasper Horn: Jenny girl, when I'm with the angels, you'll know I'm being true to you.
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