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Gentlemen Are Born (1934)

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75 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A well-cloistered and protected-against-reality group of college students get their diplomas in the heart of the Great Depression, and quickly learn that the piece of paper the diploma is written on is worth about eighteen-dollars-a-week ...See moreA well-cloistered and protected-against-reality group of college students get their diplomas in the heart of the Great Depression, and quickly learn that the piece of paper the diploma is written on is worth about eighteen-dollars-a-week in the job-market...for the lucky ones. Some of them fare even worse. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Eugene Solow (screenplay) | Robert Lee Johnson (screenplay) (story)
Cinematographer
Editor
Herbert I. Leeds (as Herbert Levy)
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Updated Nov 17, 1934

Release date
Nov 17, 1934 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Franchot Tone
Bob Bailey Bob Bailey   See fewer
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Jean Muir
Trudy Talbot Trudy Talbot   See fewer
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Margaret Lindsay
Joan Harper Joan Harper   See fewer
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Ann Dvorak
Susan Merrill Susan Merrill   See fewer
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Ross Alexander
Tom Martin Tom Martin   See fewer
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Dick Foran
Smudge Casey (as Nick Foran) Smudge Casey (as Nick Foran)   See fewer
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Charles Starrett
Stephen Hornblow Stephen Hornblow   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
Newspaper Editor Newspaper Editor   See fewer
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Robert Light
Fred Harper Fred Harper   See fewer
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Addison Richards
Martinson Martinson   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
Mr. Harper Mr. Harper   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Mr. Gillespie Mr. Gillespie   See fewer
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Marjorie Gateson
Mrs. Harper Mrs. Harper   See fewer
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Bradley Page
Al Ludlow Al Ludlow   See fewer
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Brandon Beach
Third Broker (uncredited) Third Broker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlyle Blackwell Jr.
Young Man (uncredited) Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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James P. Burtis
Moe (uncredited) Moe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nina Campana
Maria (uncredited) Maria (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Haskins (uncredited) Haskins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Darwell
Landlady (uncredited) Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Dawson
Reception Room Man (uncredited) Reception Room Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Elliott
Bill - Night Editor (uncredited) Bill - Night Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Fair
Trudy's Nurse (uncredited) Trudy's Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fetherston
Stockbroker at Window (uncredited) Stockbroker at Window (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maude Turner Gordon
Society Matron (uncredited) Society Matron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carmen Gould
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jonathan Hale
Second Broker (uncredited) Second Broker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Heywood
Elderly Man (uncredited) Elderly Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
College President (uncredited) College President (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Howell
Miss Graham (uncredited) Miss Graham (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Humbert
Tony (uncredited) Tony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Keane
First Broker (uncredited) First Broker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Marr
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward McWade
Pawnbroker (uncredited) Pawnbroker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Moorhouse
Intern (uncredited) Intern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Mosbar
Tom Texas (uncredited) Tom Texas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph North
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Counter Man (uncredited) Counter Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Announcer (uncredited) Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Seymour
Fence (uncredited) Fence (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Shubert
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Sturgis
Janitor (uncredited) Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victoria Vinton
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Delmar Watson
Crying Boy (uncredited) Crying Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 128 votes