Inside Story (1939)

Passed | | Drama | 10 March 1939 (USA)
Three days before Christmas, newspaper reporter Barney Callahan regrets the drinking bout he went on the night before to celebrate his promotion to columnist. As Barney is lamenting not ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Ricardo Cortez

Writers:

Ben Ames Williams (story "A Very Practical Joke"), Jerome Cady (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Whalen ... Barney Callahan
Jean Rogers ... June White
Chick Chandler ... Snapper Doolan
Douglas Fowley ... Gus Brawley
John 'Dusty' King ... Paul Randall (as John King)
Jane Darwell ... Aunt Mary Perkins
June Gale ... Eunice
Spencer Charters ... Uncle Ben Perkins
Theodore von Eltz ... Whitey
Cliff Clark Cliff Clark ... Collins
Charles D. Brown Charles D. Brown ... J.B. Douglas
Charles Lane ... District Attorney
Jan Duggan ... Flora
Louise Carter ... Dora
Bert Roach ... Hopkins
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Three days before Christmas, newspaper reporter Barney Callahan regrets the drinking bout he went on the night before to celebrate his promotion to columnist. As Barney is lamenting not being able to get his first column in on time, his photographer, Snapper Doolan, assures Barney that he did write a column the night before while he was drunk. Barney's story details how he is the loneliest man in New York and is searching for the loneliest girl, with whom he would like to share an idyllic Christmas on an upstate farm. Barney is surprised by the response of his editor, J. B. Douglas, who thinks that the column is a winner and offers to let him use his own farm, complete with caretakers Mary and Ben Perkins, who will pose as Barney's aunt and uncle. Later that night at a "clip-joint," a nightclub in which hostesses persuade male customers to buy expensive drinks, hostess June White unhappily plies her trade while fending off the advances of the club's owner, Gus Brawley. June, who only ...

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1939 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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