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A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding attended by many of the city's rich and powerful, meets a beautiful girl named Kay who turns out to be his ticket to meeting those rich and powerful people, and he soon manages to land a job on a newspaper. He gets caught up in the "make money at all costs" game, but receives a rude awakening when the stock market crashes in 1929.

  1. Frank Wead

    Writer

  2. James Hill

    Writer

  3. Norman Taurog

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. William Powell

    William Powell

    Terence Ellerton 'Terry' O'Neill

  2. Esther Williams

    Esther Williams

    Kay Lorrison

  3. Angela Lansbury

    Angela Lansbury

    Dusty Millard

  4. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Snarp

  5. Lewis Stone

    Lewis Stone

    Father Nolan

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The Hoodlum Saint
The Hoodlum Saint

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Status Released

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  • April 4, 1946
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

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