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King for a Night (1933)

Approved | | Action, Crime, Drama | 9 January 1934 (USA)
A prizefighter is convicted of a murder that was actually committed by his sister.

Director:

Kurt Neumann

Writers:

William Anthony McGuire (story and screenplay), Scott Pembroke (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chester Morris ... Bud Williams
Helen Twelvetrees ... Lillian Williams
Alice White ... Evelyn
John Miljan ... Walter Douglas
Grant Mitchell ... Rev. John Williams
Frank Albertson ... Dick Morris
George Meeker ... John Williams
Warren Hymer ... Goofy
Maxie Rosenbloom ... Maxie (as Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom)
John Sheehan ... Manny
George E. Stone ... Hymie
Harland Tucker Harland Tucker ... Nick Merkle
Harry Galfund Harry Galfund ... The Champ
Clarence Wilson ... Mr. Whistler
Dorothy Granger ... Dora
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A prizefighter is convicted of a murder that was actually committed by his sister.

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Taglines:

Fast life was what he wanted and that's what he got (Print Ad- Buffalo Courier-Express, ((Buffalo NY)) 13 February 1934)

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En la gloria See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Old time melodrama
25 March 1999 | by ShotsySee all my reviews

Dated melodrama with a good cast. The situations and dialogue are what hurt this film. The ending is memorable though. Still worth a peek if you can find it.


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