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Stage Mother (1933)

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85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother and pushes her daughter into becoming a Broadway ...See moreA vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother and pushes her daughter into becoming a Broadway star. The mother is a monster with a heart of gold, and after breaking up the daughter's love affair, finally sees the error of her ways. Written by Ed Lorusso See less
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Director
Charles Brabin (as Charles R. Brabin)
Writers
John Meehan | Bradford Ropes (novel) (screenplay)
Cinematographer
George J. Folsey (as George Folsey)
Editor
Frank E. Hull (as Frank Hull)
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Updated Sep 20, 1933

Release date
Sep 29, 1933 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Alice Brady
Kitty Lorraine Kitty Lorraine   See fewer
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Maureen O'Sullivan
Shirley Lorraine Shirley Lorraine   See fewer
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Franchot Tone
Warren Foster Warren Foster   See fewer
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Phillips Holmes
Lord Aylesworth Lord Aylesworth   See fewer
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Ted Healy
Ralph Martin Ralph Martin   See fewer
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Russell Hardie
Fred Lorraine Fred Lorraine   See fewer
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Alan Edwards
Dexter Dexter   See fewer
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Ben Alexander
Francis Nolan Francis Nolan   See fewer
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Lowden Adams
Dexter's Butler (uncredited) Dexter's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Luis Alberni
Hors D'Oeuvres Waiter (uncredited) Hors D'Oeuvres Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Ash
Mr. Mark Thorne (uncredited) Mr. Mark Thorne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Bell
Mustached Man With Badge (uncredited) Mustached Man With Badge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Bert
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nora Cecil
Miss Gilford - Kitty's Music Store Boss (uncredited) Miss Gilford - Kitty's Music Store Boss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elspeth Dudgeon
Music Store Customer (uncredited) Music Store Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Eaton
Mr. Sterling - Dance Instructor (uncredited) Mr. Sterling - Dance Instructor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Elliott
Audience Member / Dexter's Party Guest (uncredited) Audience Member / Dexter's Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Elliott
Politician (uncredited) Politician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Fine
Music Store Customer (uncredited) Music Store Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Geary
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Gillette
Blonde (uncredited) Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Gittelson
Laughing Fat Woman (uncredited) Laughing Fat Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harrison Greene
Stage Manager (uncredited) Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Harmer
Fred's Mother (uncredited) Fred's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aggie Herring
The Landlady (uncredited) The Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Holman
Mr. Rumley (uncredited) Mr. Rumley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Ann Jackson
Auditioning Child Dancer (uncredited) Auditioning Child Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladden James
Audience Member (uncredited) Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiny Jones
Dancing Girls's Mother (uncredited) Dancing Girls's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Kelly
Jake - Stagehand (uncredited) Jake - Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Lake
Audience Member (uncredited) Audience Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Larkin
The Porter (uncredited) The Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Messinger
Fellow in Third Row (uncredited) Fellow in Third Row (uncredited)   See fewer
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Greta Meyer
Dancing Girl's Mother (uncredited) Dancing Girl's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Moorhouse
Navy Officer (uncredited) Navy Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Mortimer
Shipboard Extra / Audience Extra (uncredited) Shipboard Extra / Audience Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank O'Connor
Man at Gangplank (uncredited) Man at Gangplank (uncredited)   See fewer
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Garry Owen
Jerry - Stagehand (uncredited) Jerry - Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bradley Page
Tom Banton (uncredited) Tom Banton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Ricketts
Fred's Father (uncredited) Fred's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
Messenger (uncredited) Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phillips Smalley
Music Store Manager (uncredited) Music Store Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Dexter's Party Guest (uncredited) Dexter's Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Stockdale
Stagehand (uncredited) Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
'Irish Eyes' singer (uncredited) 'Irish Eyes' singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Usher
Theater Owner (uncredited) Theater Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monte Vandergrift
Stage Lighting Man (uncredited) Stage Lighting Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Walters
Dancing Girl's Tall Mother (uncredited) Dancing Girl's Tall Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Percy - Audition Manager (uncredited) Percy - Audition Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beal Wong
Stage Extra (uncredited) Stage Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tammany Young
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 204 votes