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Frisco Jenny (1932)

Unrated
73 min | Crime, Drama, Music

Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. When ...See moreFrisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. When her underling Dutton proposes telling the DA that Frisco Jenny is his birth mother, she kills the underling not to cause trouble for her son now the successful DA, she must face execution. Written by Ed Stephan See less
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Sidney Hickox (as Sid Hickox)
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James B. Morley (as James Morley)
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Release date
Jan 14, 1933 (United States)

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Louis Calhern
Steve Dutton Steve Dutton   See fewer
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Donald Cook
Dan Reynolds Dan Reynolds   See fewer
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James Murray
Dan McAllister Dan McAllister   See fewer
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Hallam Cooley
Willie Gleason Willie Gleason   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
O'Hoolihan O'Hoolihan   See fewer
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Harold Huber
Weaver Weaver   See fewer
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Willard Robertson
Capt. of Police Capt. of Police   See fewer
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Gertrude Astor
Miss Beulah (uncredited) Miss Beulah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Bordeaux
Drunken Sailor (uncredited) Drunken Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Brady
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Don Brodie
Man in Meal Line (uncredited) Man in Meal Line (uncredited)   See fewer
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Morgan Brown
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Eddy Chandler
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Wong Chung
Chinese Man (uncredited) Chinese Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Berton Churchill
Judge Thomas B. Reynolds (uncredited) Judge Thomas B. Reynolds (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudia Coleman
Miss Tessie (uncredited) Miss Tessie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Waiter Finding Body (uncredited) Waiter Finding Body (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nick Copeland
Drunk with Cigar in Bar / Dancer at Party (uncredited) Drunk with Cigar in Bar / Dancer at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louise De Friese
Saloon Girl (uncredited) Saloon Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Webb Dillion
Police Photographer (uncredited) Police Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Donovan
Plainclothesman (uncredited) Plainclothesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Noel Francis
Rosie (uncredited) Rosie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Godfrey
Kilmer (uncredited) Kilmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Granger
Hortense, Pickpocket (uncredited) Hortense, Pickpocket (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Holman
Old Man Whose Pocket is Picked (uncredited) Old Man Whose Pocket is Picked (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tenen Holtz
Bail Bondsman (uncredited) Bail Bondsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sydney Jarvis
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Payne B. Johnson
Baby (uncredited) Baby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack W. Johnston
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Florence Lake
Ticklish Girl (uncredited) Ticklish Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Maxwell
Tom Ford (uncredited) Tom Ford (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles McAvoy
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Frank McGlynn Sr.
Good Book Charlie (uncredited) Good Book Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Muse
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J. Carrol Naish
Ed Harris (uncredited) Ed Harris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Otho
Charley in Bar / Man Pinched on Bridge (uncredited) Charley in Bar / Man Pinched on Bridge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklin Parker
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Bob Perry
Man on Bridge (uncredited) Man on Bridge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buster Phelps
Dan as a Child (uncredited) Dan as a Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Prison Jailer (uncredited) Prison Jailer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fritzi Ridgeway
Miss Jessie (uncredited) Miss Jessie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Syd Saylor
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Harry Seymour
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Janet Reynolds (uncredited) Janet Reynolds (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucille Ward
Miss Clark from the Children's Welfare League (uncredited) Miss Clark from the Children's Welfare League (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kelly (uncredited) Kelly (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 844 votes