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Long Lost Father (1934)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 January 1934 (USA)
Carl Bellairs and Lindsey Lane, his daughter, meet many years after he deserted her and her mother. They don't much like each other, but wind up working in the same nightclub. Bellairs ... See full summary »

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G.B. Stern (novel), Dwight Taylor (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Barrymore ... Carl Bellairs
Helen Chandler ... Lindsey Lane Bellairs
Donald Cook ... Dr. Bill Strong
Alan Mowbray ... Sir Tony Gelding
Claude King ... Inspector Townsley
E.E. Clive ... Spot Hawkins
Reginald Sharland ... Lord George Vivian
Ferdinand Gottschalk ... Lawyer Stewart
Natalie Moorhead ... Phyllis Mersey-Royds
Doris Lloyd ... Mrs. Bellwater - The Blonde Widow
Phyllis Barry ... Party Guest
Tempe Pigott ... Mrs. Gamp - The Old Woman
Herbert Bunston ... The Bishop
Charles Irwin Charles Irwin ... Mr. Chisholm
John Rogers John Rogers ... Mr. Arno
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Storyline

Carl Bellairs and Lindsey Lane, his daughter, meet many years after he deserted her and her mother. They don't much like each other, but wind up working in the same nightclub. Bellairs discovers he has some fatherly instincts and Lindsey that he's not as useless as a parent as she thought. Written by Arlene K. Witt <arlene@inx.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El padre perdido See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Katharine Hepburn was put on suspension by RKO for refusing the female lead in this film. See more »

Quotes

Bellairs: Ambrose Bierce said, "A sweetheart is like a bottle of wine, a wife is like a wine bottle."
The Blonde Widow: Who's Ambrose Bierce?
Bellairs: A married man.
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Soundtracks

Waltz of the Flowers
(1891-2) (uncredited)
from "The Nutcracker Ballet, Op.71"
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by the band at the nightclub
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John Barrymore wonderful
24 September 1998 | by shellySee all my reviews

A kind of forgettable film, but Barrymore is, as usual, wonderful! Helen Chandler is also quite good and very lovely! Does anyone know why her career didn't go further? I definitely think she had what it takes!!!


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