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An inventor looking for backing for his television invention gets involved with a crooked businessman and gangsters who try to steal his invention.

  1. Del Lord


  2. Harold Buchman


  3. Lee Loeb


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mary Astor

    Mary Astor

    Barbara 'Bobby' Blake

  2. Lyle Talbot

    Lyle Talbot

    Fred Dennis

  3. Nat Pendleton

    Nat Pendleton

    Rocky O'Neil

  4. Joyce Compton

    Joyce Compton

    Mae Collins

  5. Thurston Hall

    Thurston Hall

    John Curtis

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Trapped by Television
Trapped by Television


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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 15, 1936


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 4m

Budget -

Revenue -



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