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The Whole Town's Talking (1935)

02/22/1935 (US) ComedyCrimeDrama 1h 33m

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Overview

Ordinary man-in-the-street Arthur Ferguson Jones leads a very straightforward life. He's never late for work and nothing interesting ever happens to him. One day everything changes: he oversleeps and is fired as an example, he's then mistaken for evil criminal killer Mannion and is arrested. The resemblance is so striking that the police give him a special pass to avoid a similar mistake. The real Mannion sees the opportunity to steal the pass and move around freely and chaos results.

  1. John Ford

    Director

  2. Robert Riskin

    Screenplay

  3. Jo Swerling

    Screenplay

  4. W.R. Burnett

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Edward G. Robinson

    Edward G. Robinson

    Arthur Ferguson 'Jonesy' Jones / 'Killer' Mannion

  2. Jean Arthur

    Jean Arthur

    Wilhelmina 'Bill' Clark

  3. Arthur Hohl

    Arthur Hohl

    Det. Sgt. Michael F. Boyle

  4. James Donlan

    James Donlan

    Detective Sergeant Patrick J. Howe

  5. Arthur Byron

    Arthur Byron

    Spencer

  6. Wallace Ford

    Wallace Ford

    Healy

  7. Donald Meek

    Donald Meek

    Hoyt

  8. Etienne Girardot

    Etienne Girardot

    Seaver

  9. Edward Brophy

    Edward Brophy

    'Slugs' Martin

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Full Cast & Crew

The Whole Town's Talking
The Whole Town's Talking

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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