The Panic Is On (1931)

08/14/1931 (US) Comedy 20m
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Charley's in love with the daughter of a financier who wants her to insist that Chas have a pile of cash before she marries him. But, the Depression is everywhere: Charley's behind on his rent and nearly everyone he meets is down on their luck. After reading a "how to" book on the power of a forceful will, Charley applies the lessons with mixed results, but he does land a job that includes delivering a shake-down letter to his girlfriend's father. Is the naïve Charley going to end up in jail?

  1. James Parrott


Top Billed Cast

  1. Charley Chase

    Charley Chase

    Charley Chase

  2. Virginia Whiting

    Miss Morgan

  3. Harry Bernard

    Harry Bernard

    Cop with Tootchache (uncredited)

  4. Baldwin Cooke

    Baldwin Cooke

    Mr. Cooke (uncredited)

  5. Billy Gilbert

    Billy Gilbert

    Smith - Investment Broker aka The Spot (uncredited)

  6. Charlie Hall

    Charlie Hall

    Man on the Street (uncredited)

  7. Jerry Mandy

    Charley's Neighbor (uncredited)

  8. Margaret Mann

    Mrs. Mann, Landlady (uncredited)

  9. Howard Truesdale

    James Morgan (uncredited)

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Status Released

Original Language English

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Content Score


Still needs a little work.

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