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Director William Keighley's 1940 film adaptation of S. N. Behrman's stage hit, about an aspiring playwright who finds himself an overnight Broadway success, stars James Stewart, Rosalind Russell, Genevieve Tobin, Louise Beavers, Charles Ruggles and Allyn Joslyn.

  1. William Keighley


  2. Philip G. Epstein


  3. Julius J. Epstein


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Gaylord 'Gay' Esterbrook

  2. Rosalind Russell

    Rosalind Russell

    Linda Paige Esterbrook

  3. Charles Ruggles

    Charles Ruggles

    Philo Swift

  4. Genevieve Tobin

    Genevieve Tobin

    Amanda 'Mandy' Swift

  5. Allyn Joslyn

    Allyn Joslyn

    Morgan Carrell, the Director

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 14, 1940


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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