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Trapped by Television (1936)

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64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

An inventor looking for backing for his television invention gets involved with a crooked businessman and gangsters who try to steal his invention. Written by
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Director
Writers
Lee Loeb (screenplay) | Harold Buchman (screenplay) | Sherman L. Lowe (story) (as Sherman Lowe) | Al Martin (story)
Cinematographer
Allen G. Siegler (photography) (as Allen G. Seigler)
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Updated Jun 15, 1936

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Jun 15, 1936 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Mary Astor
Barbara 'Bobby' Blake Barbara 'Bobby' Blake   See fewer
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Lyle Talbot
Fred Dennis Fred Dennis   See fewer
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Nat Pendleton
Rocky O'Neil Rocky O'Neil   See fewer
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Joyce Compton
Mae Collins Mae Collins   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
John Curtis John Curtis   See fewer
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Henry Mollison
Thornton Thornton   See fewer
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Wyrley Birch
Paul Turner Paul Turner   See fewer
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Robert Strange
Standish Standish   See fewer
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Mary Blake
Miss Walsh, Secretary (uncredited) Miss Walsh, Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
J.W. Greggs - Collection Agency Manager (uncredited) J.W. Greggs - Collection Agency Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry C. Bradley
Telephone Man (uncredited) Telephone Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fetherston
Heckler at Football Game (uncredited) Heckler at Football Game (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Gordon
Delivery Boy (uncredited) Delivery Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
Member of Paragon Board of Directors (uncredited) Member of Paragon Board of Directors (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
G.P. Tucker - Board Member (uncredited) G.P. Tucker - Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
J.F. Howland - Board Member (uncredited) J.F. Howland - Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Irwin
William S. Tully, Board Member (uncredited) William S. Tully, Board Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marc Lawrence
Frank Griffin (uncredited) Frank Griffin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Leighton
Mrs. Leary, Apartment House Landlady (uncredited) Mrs. Leary, Apartment House Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph McCullough
Truck Salesman (uncredited) Truck Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Neil Moore
Mason (uncredited) Mason (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Sidney
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Harry Stafford
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Lillian Stuart
Tenant (uncredited) Tenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Henchman Al (uncredited) Henchman Al (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Webb
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Lloyd Whitlock
Fontaine - Member of Board of Directors (uncredited) Fontaine - Member of Board of Directors (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 212 votes