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American Madness (1932)

Passed
75 min | Drama

Socially-conscious banker Thomas Dickson faces a crisis when his protégé is wrongly accused for robbing the bank, gossip of the robbery starts a bank run, and evidence suggests Dickson's wife had an affair...all in the same day.
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Director
Frank Capra (as Frank R. Capra)
Writer
Robert Riskin (story and dialogue)
Producer
Cinematographer
Joseph Walker (photography)
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Updated Aug 4, 1932

Release date
Aug 15, 1932 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Walter Huston
Thomas A. Dickson Thomas A. Dickson   See fewer
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Kay Johnson
Mrs. Phyllis Dickson Mrs. Phyllis Dickson   See fewer
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Gavin Gordon
Cyril Cluett Cyril Cluett   See fewer
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Robert Emmett O'Connor
Inspector (as Robert E. O'Conner) Inspector (as Robert E. O'Conner)   See fewer
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Harry C. Bradley
Sampson (uncredited) Sampson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Kelly (uncredited) Kelly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Berton Churchill
O'Brien (uncredited) O'Brien (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Depositor (uncredited) Depositor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sarah Edwards
Gossip on Phone (uncredited) Gossip on Phone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Ellis
Dude Finlay (uncredited) Dude Finlay (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Foster
Depositor (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Depositor (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charley Grapewin
Mr. Jones (uncredited) Mr. Jones (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julia Griffith
Gossip on Phone (uncredited) Gossip on Phone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Carter (uncredited) Carter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sterling Holloway
Oscar (uncredited) Oscar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Holman
Loan-Seeker (uncredited) Loan-Seeker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anderson Lawler
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Lewis
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Martindel
Ames (uncredited) Ames (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Maxwell
Clark (uncredited) Clark (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Dr. Strong (uncredited) Dr. Strong (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Tim (uncredited) Tim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tempe Pigott
Mrs. Halligan (uncredited) Mrs. Halligan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Semels
Depositor (uncredited) Depositor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeanne Sorel
Cluett's Secretary (uncredited) Cluett's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Standing
Panicked Depositor (uncredited) Panicked Depositor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emma Tansey
Elderly Depositor (uncredited) Elderly Depositor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Todd
Tom Gardner (uncredited) Tom Gardner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
Sam (uncredited) Sam (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Walker
Schultz (uncredited) Schultz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Polly Walters
Blonde Phone Operator (uncredited) Blonde Phone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 1,733 votes