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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 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walter Wanger Productions 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

The on screen end credits identify Martha Mayo as Mrs. Delling, but the review in Weekly Variety, 11 December 1934, lists Clara Blandick. In the print viewed, Mrs. Delling, the wife of the delicatessen owner, is mentioned by name, but never seen, so the answer as to which actress plays the role remains a mystery. See more »

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Featured in The Road to War: U.S.A. (1989) See more »

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