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I'll Give a Million (1938)

After saving a tramp from suicide, a millionaire takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.

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... Tony Newlander
... Jean Hofmann
... Louie 'The Dope' Monteau
... Victor
... Kopelpeck
... Editor
... Cecelia
... Max Primerose
... Anatole Primerose
... Commissionaire
... Corcoran
... Mayor
... Prefect of Police
Frank Dawson ... Albert
... Gilman
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Wealthy Tony Newlander becomes disgusted with the fortune seekers around him. After saving a tramp from drowning, he takes his clothes and goes off to discover life among the real people. Only, a humorous twist of fate leads him to discover that most people have a bit of greed and lust for wealth in their hearts. But one who doesn't is a pleasant surprise. Written by SimonJack

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22 July 1938 (USA)  »

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In Sept. 1938, this film was distributed on a double bill with Billy the Kid Returns (1938) starring Roy Rogers. See more »

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Remake of I'll Give a Million (1935) See more »

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11 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

An amiable, workmanlike farce that's like "My Man Godfrey" without the archness, this Hollywood studio product has an unusually European flavor, perhaps due to the number of newly arrived Holocaust refugee actors in its cast. Especially worth seeing for Peter Lorre's engaging turn as a kittenish hobo.


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