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He Was Her Man (1934)

Dan Curly sends two hitmen to kill double-crossing Flicker Hayes, who retreats to a small village with ex-prostitute Rose to hide.

Director:

Lloyd Bacon

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Tom Buckingham (screenplay), Niven Busch (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Cagney ... Flicker Hayes, aka Jerry Allen
Joan Blondell ... Rose Lawrence
Victor Jory ... Nick Gardella
Frank Craven ... Pop Sims, aka Jim Parker
Sarah Padden ... Mrs. Gardella
Harold Huber ... J.C. Ward, Curly's Hitman
Russell Hopton ... Monk, Curly's Hitman
Ralf Harolde ... Frank 'Red' Deering
John Qualen ... Dutch, Santa Avila's Cabbie
Bradley Page ... Dan 'Danny' Curly
Samuel E. Hines Samuel E. Hines ... Gassy
George Chandler ... Highway Service Station Counterman
James Eagles James Eagles ... Whitey, the Driver (as James Eagle)
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Storyline

Flicker Hayes informs the police after he sets up two men to be caught in a phony robbery attempt, because they were responsible for his going to prison. Dan Curly escapes, but the other kills a policeman and goes to the chair, so Dan wants two hitmen to get Flicker, who plans to leave the country. But he meets down-and-out Rose Lawrence, an ex-prostitute looking to hitch a ride to a small fishing village in the south to marry a Portuguese fisherman, and Flicker decides it would be a nice place to hide. After he seduces Rose, Flicker stakes her to a bus ticket and goes with her. But he's been spotted by Pop Sims, who follows them and reports Flicker's whereabouts to Dan. Meanwhile, Rose falls in love with Flicker, who is unaware that the hitmen are coming to kill him. Written by Arthur Hausner <genart@volcano.net>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Without Honor See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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He Was Her Man
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Music by Allie Wrubel
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Disappointing early Cagney picture!
4 September 2002 | by trw3332000See all my reviews

Warner Brothers Pictures were very prolific and they kept James Cagney busy in the early 30s. Pictures usually had snappy dialogue and swift pacing in his early career, but not this time! Very preachy and sentimental story with little for Cagney to do. I guess I can't get used to him in mustache. Backgrounds and locales interesting, especially early gas station/cafe with slot machine. Look for John Qualen(trying to sell ring in Casablanca) as Dutch, the local yokel.


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