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Carnival (1935)

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77 min | Comedy, Romance

"Chick" Thompson is a puppet-master in a traveling carnival whose wife dies in childbirth and leaves him with an infant son he names "Poochy." His father-in-law and the baby's grandfather sues him for custody of the baby and Chick takes ...See more"Chick" Thompson is a puppet-master in a traveling carnival whose wife dies in childbirth and leaves him with an infant son he names "Poochy." His father-in-law and the baby's grandfather sues him for custody of the baby and Chick takes his son and hides out for a couple of years. He joins his former assistants, Daisy and "Fingers", in a circus act only to find that the persistent grandfather is still on his trail. Written by Les Adams See less
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Robert Riskin (story) (screenplay)
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Feb 15, 1935 (United States)

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72 cast members
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Lee Tracy
Chick Thompson Chick Thompson   See fewer
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Jimmy Durante
Fingers Fingers   See fewer
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Florence Rice
Miss Holbrook Miss Holbrook   See fewer
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Dickie Walters
Poochy (as John Richard Walters) Poochy (as John Richard Walters)   See fewer
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Gene O'Brien
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John Aasen
Circus Giant (uncredited) Circus Giant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Alden
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar Apfel
Mr. Lawson (uncredited) Mr. Lawson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessie Arnold
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucille Ball
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Barclay
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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T. Roy Barnes
Salesman (uncredited) Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Belasco
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Brasno
Midget (uncredited) Midget (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olive Brasno
Midget (uncredited) Midget (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sheila Bromley
Puppet Assistant (uncredited) Puppet Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Burr Caruth
Justice of the Peace (uncredited) Justice of the Peace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ricardo Lord Cezon
Baby (uncredited) Baby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inez Courtney
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Dickson
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Jerome Eddy
Dr. Hodges (uncredited) Dr. Hodges (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Farley
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fetherston
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Budd Fine
Fireman (uncredited) Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mabel Forrest
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brenda Fowler
Baby Judge (uncredited) Baby Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladys Gale
Baby Judge (uncredited) Baby Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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A.R. Haysel
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard C. Hickman
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Holman
Baby show judge (uncredited) Baby show judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Hurst
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Irving
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
Baby Judge (uncredited) Baby Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladys Joyner
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Violet Knights
Small Town Woman (uncredited) Small Town Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Isabel La Mal
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward LeSaint
Hospital Superintendent (uncredited) Hospital Superintendent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucien Littlefield
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J.P. Lockney
Small Town Man (uncredited) Small Town Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eva McKenzie
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doris McMahan
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Millett
Los Angeles Cop (uncredited) Los Angeles Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geneva Mitchell
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ada Mae Moore
Snake Charmer (uncredited) Snake Charmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Moran
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vester Pegg
Small Town Man (uncredited) Small Town Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Evelyn Pierce
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Rico
Clown (uncredited) Clown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sabin
Intern (uncredited) Intern (uncredited)   See fewer
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C. Montague Shaw
Baby Judge (uncredited) Baby Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Shearer
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cora Beach Shumway
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Starkey
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Taggart
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Tead
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billie Van Every
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie Wells
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian West
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecil Weston
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Bert Wilson
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Half Man-Half Woman (uncredited) Half Man-Half Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 24 votes