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The President Vanishes (1934)

Approved | | Drama | 11 January 1935 (USA)
Like the anonymous novel (generally credited to Rex Stout) upon which it is based, the photoplay tells how a peace-loving President prevents his country from being stampeded into a European war.

Director:

William A. Wellman

Writers:

Lynn Starling (dialogue), Rex Stout (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Arnold ... Secretary of War Lewis Wardell
Arthur Byron ... President Craig Stanley
Paul Kelly ... Chick Moffat
Peggy Conklin ... Alma Cronin
Andy Devine ... Valentine Orcott
Janet Beecher ... Mrs. Mary Stanley
Osgood Perkins ... Harris Brownell
Sidney Blackmer ... D.L. Voorman
Edward Ellis ... Lincoln Lee
Irene Franklin ... Mrs. Orcott
Charley Grapewin ... Richard Norton
Rosalind Russell ... Sally Voorman
Robert McWade ... Vice Presient Robert Molleson
DeWitt Jennings ... Edward Cullen
Walter Kingsford ... Martin Drew
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Like the anonymous novel (generally credited to Rex Stout) upon which it is based, the photoplay tells how a peace-loving President prevents his country from being stampeded into a European war.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mercaderes de la muerte See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package and may not have ever been televised. See more »

Goofs

One of the businessmen says that 400,000 casualties resulted from World War I. In fact, there were less than a third of that number, and about half of those died from disease (in the influenza epidemic), not in combat. See more »

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