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Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935)

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66 min | Comedy

Hard-working, henpecked Ambrose Wolfinger takes off from work to go to a wrestling match with catastrophic consequences.
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Writers
Ray Harris (screen play) | Sam Hardy (screen play) (from a story by) | W.C. Fields (from a story by) (as Charles Bogle)
Cinematographer
Alfred Gilks (photographed by)
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Updated Aug 3, 1935

Release date
Aug 3, 1935 (United States)

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42 cast members
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W.C. Fields
Ambrose Wolfinger Ambrose Wolfinger   See fewer
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Mary Brian
Hope Wolfinger Hope Wolfinger   See fewer
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Kathleen Howard
Leona Wolfinger Leona Wolfinger   See fewer
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Grady Sutton
Claude Neselrode Claude Neselrode   See fewer
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Vera Lewis
Mrs. Neselrode Mrs. Neselrode   See fewer
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Lucien Littlefield
Mr. Peabody Mr. Peabody   See fewer
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Oscar Apfel
President Malloy President Malloy   See fewer
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Lew Kelly
Adolph Berg Adolph Berg   See fewer
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Tammany Young
'Willie' the Weasel 'Willie' the Weasel   See fewer
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Walter Brennan
'Legs' Garnett 'Legs' Garnett   See fewer
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Edward Gargan
Patrolman No.1 Patrolman No.1   See fewer
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James Burke
Patrolman No.2 Patrolman No.2   See fewer
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Carlotta Monti
Ambrose's Secretary Ambrose's Secretary   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Night Court Judge (uncredited) Night Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Baxley
Court Officer (uncredited) Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Bennett
Office Employee (uncredited) Office Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bletcher
Timekeeper (uncredited) Timekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry C. Bradley
Passing Motorist (uncredited) Passing Motorist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited) Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Clyde
J. Farnsworth Wallaby (uncredited) J. Farnsworth Wallaby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Street Cleaner (uncredited) Street Cleaner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Daniels
Ticket Seller (uncredited) Ticket Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Dickson
Miss Dickson (uncredited) Miss Dickson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sarah Edwards
Motorcar Owner (uncredited) Motorcar Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Ekezian
Hookalakah Meshobbab (uncredited) Hookalakah Meshobbab (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Henry - Chauffeur (uncredited) Henry - Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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George B. French
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tor Johnson
Tosoff - Wrestler (uncredited) Tosoff - Wrestler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Lawrence
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Littlefield
Neighbor with Correct Time (uncredited) Neighbor with Correct Time (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Lufkin
Ticket Taker (uncredited) Ticket Taker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey McMasters
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Morris
Turnkey (uncredited) Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lorin Raker
Ring Announcer (uncredited) Ring Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Sawyer
Ambulance Driver (uncredited) Ambulance Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Sturgis
Bystander at Arena Gate (uncredited) Bystander at Arena Gate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Taylor
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rosemary Theby
Helpful Passerby (uncredited) Helpful Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Minerva Urecal
Italian Woman in Ambulance (uncredited) Italian Woman in Ambulance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Visaroff
Homicidal Maniac in Cell (uncredited) Homicidal Maniac in Cell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Ward
Information Girl (uncredited) Information Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 1,022 votes