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Operator 13 (1934)

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85 min | Drama, History, Romance

Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in the early days of the Civil War, but complications arise when she falls in love with a Confederate officer.
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Director
Richard Boleslawski (as Richard Boleslavsky)
Writers
Harvey F. Thew (screen play) (as Harvey Thew) | Zelda Sears (screen play) | Eve Greene (screen play) | Robert W. Chambers (from the stories by)
Cinematographer
George J. Folsey (photographed by) (as George Folsey)
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Updated Jun 8, 1934

Release date
Jun 8, 1934 (United States)

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82 cast members
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Marion Davies
Gail Loveless Gail Loveless   See fewer
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Gary Cooper
Capt. Jack Gailliard Capt. Jack Gailliard   See fewer
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Jean Parker
Eleanor Shackleford Eleanor Shackleford   See fewer
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Ted Healy
Dr. Hitchcock Dr. Hitchcock   See fewer
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Russell Hardie
Lt. Gus Littledale Lt. Gus Littledale   See fewer
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Henry Wadsworth
John Pelham John Pelham   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
Gen. Stuart (as Douglas Dumbrille) Gen. Stuart (as Douglas Dumbrille)   See fewer
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Willard Robertson
Capt. Channing Capt. Channing   See fewer
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Fuzzy Knight
Pvt. Sweeney Pvt. Sweeney   See fewer
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Sidney Toler
Maj. Allen Pinkerton Maj. Allen Pinkerton   See fewer
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Robert McWade
Col. Sharpe Col. Sharpe   See fewer
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Marjorie Gateson
Mrs. Shackleford Mrs. Shackleford   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Gaston Gaston   See fewer
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Walter Long
Operator 55 Operator 55   See fewer
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The Mills Brothers
Medicine Show Singers (as The Four Mills Brothers) Medicine Show Singers (as The Four Mills Brothers)   See fewer
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Marta DeVeaux
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Adler
Harmonica Player (uncredited) Harmonica Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Confederate Sentry (uncredited) Confederate Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Ash
Lieutenant (uncredited) Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zita Baca
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reginald Barlow
Col. Storm (uncredited) Col. Storm (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Bert
Washington Townswoman (uncredited) Washington Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Burt
Confederate Lieutenant (uncredited) Confederate Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudia Coleman
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nell Craig
Confederate Party Guest (uncredited) Confederate Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Belle Daube
Mrs. Dandridge (uncredited) Mrs. Dandridge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
Confederate Officer (uncredited) Confederate Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Elliott
Gen. Robert E. Lee (uncredited) Gen. Robert E. Lee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Fowley
Union Officer (uncredited) Union Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul 'Mousie' Garner
Union Soldier (uncredited) Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Grant
Chaplain (uncredited) Chaplain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Griffith
Mac (uncredited) Mac (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Army Officer (uncredited) Army Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Halsey
Girl at Ball (uncredited) Girl at Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
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Theresa Harris
Slave at Medicine Show (uncredited) Slave at Medicine Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Henry
Young Lieutenant Kissing Blonde (uncredited) Young Lieutenant Kissing Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hattie Hill
Slave (uncredited) Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Samuel S. Hinds
Officer Price (uncredited) Officer Price (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sterling Holloway
Wounded Union Soldier (uncredited) Wounded Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Curly Howard
Confederate Soldier (uncredited) Confederate Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wallie Howe
Clergyman (uncredited) Clergyman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Si Jenks
White Trash (uncredited) White Trash (uncredited)   See fewer
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DeWitt Jennings
Artilleryman (uncredited) Artilleryman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Kennedy
Confederate Officer Jealous of Artilleryman (uncredited) Confederate Officer Jealous of Artilleryman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Kirkley
Slave (uncredited) Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lia Lance
Witch Woman / Operator 18 (uncredited) Witch Woman / Operator 18 (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Larkin
Slave Fishing for Codfish (uncredited) Slave Fishing for Codfish (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Leighton
Union Major (uncredited) Union Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Lloyd
Union Private (uncredited) Union Private (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary MacLaren
Confederate Party Guest (uncredited) Confederate Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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James A. Marcus
Staff Colonel (uncredited) Staff Colonel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Confederate Officer (uncredited) Confederate Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hattie McDaniel
Annie (uncredited) Annie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam McDaniel
Rufus (uncredited) Rufus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis McDonald
Officer Denton (uncredited) Officer Denton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McGlynn Jr.
Scout (uncredited) Scout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Mills
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Mills
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Mills
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Mills
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Moody
Girl at Ball (uncredited) Girl at Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Secret Service Man (uncredited) Secret Service Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Etta Moten
Slave at Medicine Show (uncredited) Slave at Medicine Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Muse
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Wheeler Oakman
Scout (uncredited) Scout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklin Parker
John Hay (uncredited) John Hay (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Confederate Soldier Getting Lucille As Witness (uncredited) Confederate Soldier Getting Lucille As Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Powell
Confederate Sentry (uncredited) Confederate Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Roosevelt
Civilian (uncredited) Civilian (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Sheridan
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert R. Stephenson
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Madame Sul-Te-Wan
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Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
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Richard Tucker
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Martin Turner
Hickman (uncredited) Hickman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vernon
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E. Alyn Warren
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (uncredited) Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Poppy Wilde
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Clarence Wilson
Josiah Claybourne (uncredited) Josiah Claybourne (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 1,247 votes