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Wild Boys of the Road (1933)

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68 min | Adventure, Drama

In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected.
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Earl Baldwin (screenplay) | Daniel Ahern (story "Desperate Youth") (as Daniel Ahearn)
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Updated Sep 22, 1933

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Oct 7, 1933 (United States)
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Frankie Darro
Eddie Smith Eddie Smith   See fewer
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Edwin Phillips
Tommy Gordon Tommy Gordon   See fewer
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Dorothy Coonan Wellman
Sally (as Dorothy Coonan) Sally (as Dorothy Coonan)   See fewer
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Arthur Hohl
Dr. Henry A. Heckel Dr. Henry A. Heckel   See fewer
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Minna Gombell
Aunt Carrie Aunt Carrie   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
James Smith James Smith   See fewer
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Claire McDowell
Mrs. Smith Mrs. Smith   See fewer
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Robert Barrat
Judge R.H. White Judge R.H. White   See fewer
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Willard Robertson
Captain of Detectives Captain of Detectives   See fewer
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Beaudine Anderson
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Augustin
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ward Bond
Red - Railroad Brakeman (uncredited) Red - Railroad Brakeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Policeman in Court (uncredited) Policeman in Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Cagney
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Eddy Chandler
Brakeman Throwing Stones (uncredited) Brakeman Throwing Stones (uncredited)   See fewer
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John R. Coonan
Youth in Line-up (uncredited) Youth in Line-up (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Cooper
Vagrant Near Columbus (uncredited) Vagrant Near Columbus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marlo Dwyer
Harriet Webster (uncredited) Harriet Webster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charley Grapewin
Mr. Cadman (uncredited) Mr. Cadman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Hale Jr.
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Kibbee
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Milton Kibbee
Movie Usher (uncredited) Movie Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack McHugh
Mac - One of the Boys (uncredited) Mac - One of the Boys (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Messinger
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Miller
Boy Selling Letter (uncredited) Boy Selling Letter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adrian Morris
Buggie Maylin - Gangster (uncredited) Buggie Maylin - Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Natheaux
Buggie's Pal (uncredited) Buggie's Pal (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Offerman Jr.
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Movie Theater Patron (uncredited) Movie Theater Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Shumway
Mike - Policeman (uncredited) Mike - Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
Merchant (uncredited) Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 1,653 votes