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Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the... See more »

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Duke Fergus
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'Flaxen' Tarry
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Tito Morell
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'Smooth' Wylie
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Rita Dane
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Cyrus Danver
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'Byline' Conners
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Calico Jim
Manart Kippen ...
Dr. Gorman
Eve Lynne ...
Martha
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Joe Disko
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Flaxen's Maid
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Collingswood
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Hank
Al Murphy ...
Horseshoe Brown
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Smokey - Train Engineer (uncredited)
Doc Adams ...
Barfly (uncredited)
Melva Anstead ...
Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
Walter Bacon ...
Barfly (uncredited)
John Barton ...
Barfly (uncredited)
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Bill McGale (uncredited)
George Boyce ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
Roy Butler ...
Telephone Man (uncredited)
James Carlisle ...
Barfly (uncredited)
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Mother Bronson (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
Russell Custer ...
Barfly (uncredited)
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Gambler (uncredited)
Joe Evans ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Jack Gargan ...
Bartender (uncredited)
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Henchman (uncredited)
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Morell Henchman (uncredited)
William Halligan ...
Tom Buckman (uncredited)
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Jud McCone (uncredited)
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Barfly (uncredited)
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Mr. Santer (uncredited)
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Prominent Citizen (uncredited)
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Whit Calverty (uncredited)
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Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
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Thompson - Townsman in Mob (uncredited)
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Marie (uncredited)
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Speaker (uncredited)
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Cowboy (uncredited)
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Attendant (uncredited)
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Gambler (uncredited)
Pat McKee ...
Barfly (uncredited)
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Gambler (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien ...
Waiter (uncredited)
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Barnes - Dice Table Croupier (uncredited)
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Bartender (uncredited)
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Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Train Fireman (uncredited)
Bobbie Priest ...
Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
Hugh Prosser ...
Fred Mallen (uncredited)
Beverly Reedy ...
Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
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Dealer (uncredited)
Arlyn Roberts ...
Dancehall Girl (uncredited)
Hector V. Sarno ...
Spectator at Dice Table (uncredited)
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Casey (uncredited)
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Gambler (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Calico Jim's Bartender (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Gleason - Rita's Agent (uncredited)
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Barfly (uncredited)
Bill Wolfe ...
Barfly in White Suit (uncredited)

Directed by

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Joseph Kane

Written by

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Borden Chase ... (original screenplay)
 
Prescott Chaplin ... (story)

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Joseph Kane ... associate producer

Music by

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R. Dale Butts ... (uncredited)
Mort Glickman ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Robert De Grasse ... (photography) (as Robert DeGrasse)

Film Editing by

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Richard L. Van Enger

Art Direction by

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Gano Chittenden

Set Decoration by

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Otto Siegel

Costume Design by

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Adele Palmer
Robert Ramsey ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Peggy Gray ... key hair stylist (uncredited)
Bob Mark ... makeup supervisor (uncredited)

Production Management

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Al Wilson ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Virgil Hart ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Earl Crain Sr. ... sound

Special Effects by

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Howard Lydecker ... special effects
Theodore Lydecker ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Gordon Schaefer ... transparency projection shots (uncredited)

Stunts

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Bud Geary ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton ... stunts (uncredited)
Frank McCarroll ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... stunts (uncredited)
Bobbie Priest ... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Wolfe ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Paul Guerin ... camera engineer (uncredited)

Music Department

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R. Dale Butts ... orchestrator (as Dale Butts)
Morton Scott ... musical director
Joseph Dubin ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Charles Maxwell ... additional orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew

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Larry Ceballos ... dance director

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Plot Summary

Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place. Written by Ed Stephan

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Taglines PACKED WITH THE THRILL AND SPECTACLE OF THE WEST'S MOST EXCITING ERA! (original poster) See more »
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Also Known As
  • Flame of the Barbary Coast (United Kingdom)
  • La belle de San Francisco (France)
  • Algún día volveré (Spain)
  • Äventyr i San Francisco (Sweden)
  • Alevli Sahiller (Turkey, Turkish title)
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Runtime
  • 91 min
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Budget $600,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia When in her home, Ann Dvorak introduced herself to John Wayne: "My name is Ann" to which he replies "and I am Duke". Dvorak's character's name, Ann, is also her real name. Wayne's character's name, Duke, is also his real-life nickname. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in That's Action (1977). See more »
Soundtracks By the Light of the Silvery Moon See more »
Quotes 'Smooth' Wylie: Now the first thing to learn about a deck of cards is how to handle 'em. They're a whole lot like women, usually when you pick one up, you wish you hadn't!
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