Retrospective 2014

The Whole Town’s Talking

John Ford
USA 1935
93min
V'14

In this tumultuous comedy of mistaken identities Edward G. Robinson plays a double role at his best: Mannion, the unprincipled gang boss and Jones, the shy employee. To his misfortune they are completely alike, but thanks to his tough colleague Miss Clark (Jean Arthur) "Jonesy" outgrows himself at the end and Mannion is brought to justice.

Credits
  • Donald Meek - Samuel Peacock
  • Edward G. Robinson
  • James Donlan - Shorty
  • Arthur Byron - Mr. Erickson
  • Francis Ford
  • Jean Arthur
  • Arthur Hohl
  • Etienne Girardot
  • Edward Brophy
  • Paul Harvey
  • Charles Unger
  • Lucille Ball
  • Wallace Ford
  • Jo Swerling
  • Robert Riskin
  • Paul Neal
  • Glenn Rominger
  • Joseph H. August
  • Viola Lawrence
  • Mischa Bakaleinikoff
  • Louis Silver
  • Mel Wolf
  • W.R. Burnett
John Ford Corporation, Columbia Pictures Corporation
35 mm
bw
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