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The Half-Naked Truth (1932)

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77 min | Comedy, Romance

A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation. Written by David S. Smith
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Writers
Gregory La Cava (screen play) | Corey Ford (screen play) | Ben Markson (from a story by) | H.N. Swanson (from a story by) | David Freedman (suggested by: "Phantom Fame")
Cinematographer
Bert Glennon (photographed by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 16, 1932

Release date
Dec 16, 1932 (United States)

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25 cast members
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Lupe Velez
Teresita Teresita   See fewer
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Lee Tracy
Jimmy Bates Jimmy Bates   See fewer
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Eugene Pallette
Achilles Achilles   See fewer
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Frank Morgan
Merle Farrell Merle Farrell   See fewer
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Shirley Chambers
Gladys aka Ella Beebee Gladys aka Ella Beebee   See fewer
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Franklin Pangborn
Mr. Wellburton - Hotel Clerk Mr. Wellburton - Hotel Clerk   See fewer
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Robert McKenzie
Colonel Munday Colonel Munday   See fewer
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Mary Mason
Miss Mason - Farrell's Secretary Miss Mason - Farrell's Secretary   See fewer
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Asta
Dog in Butcher Shop (uncredited) Dog in Butcher Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Austin
First Man with Guilty Conscience (uncredited) First Man with Guilty Conscience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brooks Benedict
Lion Gag Congratulator (uncredited) Lion Gag Congratulator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Dow Clark
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Donlan
Lou - Press Agent (uncredited) Lou - Press Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Eaton
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Miss Flowers - Bates' Secretary (uncredited) Miss Flowers - Bates' Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Theresa Harris
Emily - Teresita's Maid (uncredited) Emily - Teresita's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas E. Jackson
Marshall - Farrell's Assistant (uncredited) Marshall - Farrell's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Si Jenks
Rube with Beard in Audience (uncredited) Rube with Beard in Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Hotel Waiter (uncredited) Hotel Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Stagehand (uncredited) Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Hotel Waiter (uncredited) Hotel Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Ring
Phelps (uncredited) Phelps (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
Second Man with Guilty Conscience (uncredited) Second Man with Guilty Conscience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Ticket Seller (uncredited) Ticket Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Steiner
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 439 votes