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The Winning Ticket (1935)

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70 min | Comedy

An Italian-American barber, Joe Thomasello, buys a sweepstakes ticket but doesn't tell his wife, Nora, as she takes a dim view of gambling in any form. The ticket turns out to be the prize winner but Joe can't find it where he hid it from ...See moreAn Italian-American barber, Joe Thomasello, buys a sweepstakes ticket but doesn't tell his wife, Nora, as she takes a dim view of gambling in any form. The ticket turns out to be the prize winner but Joe can't find it where he hid it from Nora, as the baby in the family found it also. The frantic search leads to the family being jailed. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Charles Reisner (as Charles F. Riesner)
Writers
Robert Pirosh (story) | George Seaton (story) | Ralph Spence (screenplay) | Richard Schayer (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Charles G. Clarke (as Charles Clarke)
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Updated Feb 8, 1935

Release date
Feb 8, 1935 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Leo Carrillo
Joe Tomasello Joe Tomasello   See fewer
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Louise Fazenda
Nora Tomasello Nora Tomasello   See fewer
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Ted Healy
Eddie Dugan Eddie Dugan   See fewer
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Irene Hervey
Mary Tomasello Mary Tomasello   See fewer
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James Ellison
Jimmy Powers Jimmy Powers   See fewer
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Luis Alberni
Tony Capucci Tony Capucci   See fewer
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Purnell Pratt
Mr. Powers Mr. Powers   See fewer
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Akim Tamiroff
Guiseppe Guiseppe   See fewer
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Betty Jane Graham
Noreen Tomasello Noreen Tomasello   See fewer
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Billy Watson
Joey Tomasello Jr. Joey Tomasello Jr.   See fewer
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John Indrisano
Lefty Costello Lefty Costello   See fewer
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Roland Fitzpatrick
Mickey Tomasello Mickey Tomasello   See fewer
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Margaret Bert
Nurse at Lottery Drawing (uncredited) Nurse at Lottery Drawing (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clara Blandick
Aunt Maggie (uncredited) Aunt Maggie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
Bank Employee (uncredited) Bank Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Brodie
Pool Hall Patron (uncredited) Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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James P. Burtis
Red - Newsreel Photographer (uncredited) Red - Newsreel Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Dunbar
Still Cameraman (uncredited) Still Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Flint
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Turnkey (uncredited) Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Haines
Stubby (uncredited) Stubby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Harris
Worthington - Eddie's Valet (uncredited) Worthington - Eddie's Valet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernadene Hayes
Counter Woman (uncredited) Counter Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hill
Bookie (uncredited) Bookie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Pool Hall Patron (uncredited) Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Banker (uncredited) Banker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wally Maher
Sound Man (uncredited) Sound Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom McGuire
Commissioner (uncredited) Commissioner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Meredith
Traveler (uncredited) Traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Moran
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Owen
Purser (uncredited) Purser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Bookmaker (uncredited) Bookmaker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Raymond
Newsreel Spectator (uncredited) Newsreel Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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C. Montague Shaw
President of Insurance Company (uncredited) President of Insurance Company (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Stack
Jeffries (uncredited) Jeffries (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Traveler (uncredited) Traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Treacher
Horse Race Announcer (uncredited) Horse Race Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Wilson
Dolan - Pool Hall Proprietor (uncredited) Dolan - Pool Hall Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 76 votes