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The Show-Off (1934)

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77 min | Comedy

Aubrey cons Amy into thinking he's a railroad bigwig. After they marry Aubrey overspends in setting up their home. When their financial situation gets dire they go back to her parents house until Aubrey changes his ways and they can get on...See moreAubrey cons Amy into thinking he's a railroad bigwig. After they marry Aubrey overspends in setting up their home. When their financial situation gets dire they go back to her parents house until Aubrey changes his ways and they can get on stable footing. When he loses his job he takes one wearing a sandwich board. After he helps Joe sell his patent for a good price and an old railroad deal comes through, he's back on top and ready to live high on the hog again. Written by Ed Stephan See less
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Charles Reisner (as Charles F. Reisner)
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Updated Mar 9, 1934

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Mar 9, 1934 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Spencer Tracy
J. Aubrey Piper J. Aubrey Piper   See fewer
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Madge Evans
Amy Fisher Piper Amy Fisher Piper   See fewer
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Henry Wadsworth
Joe Fisher Joe Fisher   See fewer
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Lois Wilson
Clara Harling Clara Harling   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
Mr. 'Pa' Mr. 'Pa'   See fewer
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Clara Blandick
Mrs. 'Ma' Mrs. 'Ma'   See fewer
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Alan Edwards
Frank Harling Frank Harling   See fewer
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Claude Gillingwater
J.B. Preston J.B. Preston   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Jimmy (uncredited) Jimmy (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Burress
Andrew Barnabas (uncredited) Andrew Barnabas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dora Clement
Mrs. John Preston (uncredited) Mrs. John Preston (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Excursion Boat Passenger (uncredited) Excursion Boat Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nick Copeland
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Ship #1 Officer (uncredited) Ship #1 Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Hart
Perry (uncredited) Perry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Automobile Attendant (uncredited) Automobile Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Herbert
2nd Drunk (uncredited) 2nd Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Mr. Weitzenkorn (uncredited) Mr. Weitzenkorn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack 'Tiny' Lipson
Excursion Boat Passenger (uncredited) Excursion Boat Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Miller
Gatekeeper at Box Factory (uncredited) Gatekeeper at Box Factory (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Process Server (uncredited) Process Server (uncredited)   See fewer
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Purnell Pratt
John Preston (uncredited) John Preston (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Roosevelt
Boat Ticket-Taker (uncredited) Boat Ticket-Taker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Tucker
Mr. Edwards (uncredited) Mr. Edwards (uncredited)   See fewer
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Niles Welch
Ship #2 Officer (uncredited) Ship #2 Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Williams
Smith (uncredited) Smith (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 159 votes