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Bill Cracks Down (1937)

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61 min | Action, Drama, Romance

When William Reardon, a steel magnate, dies and leaves a strange will. When his spineless and dandified heir and son returns home from living in Paris, he finds "Tons' Walker, a strong and burly steel worker running the company, per his ...See moreWhen William Reardon, a steel magnate, dies and leaves a strange will. When his spineless and dandified heir and son returns home from living in Paris, he finds "Tons' Walker, a strong and burly steel worker running the company, per his late-father's will request. He also finds that his father's will specifies the Junior will change his name to Bill Hall and work in the family steel mill for a year under the fake name. Walker's job is to make a man out of the son. The son is not overjoyed by this prospect. Neither is Walker. Written by Les Adams See less
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Morgan Cox (story) | Owen Francis (story) | Dorrell McGowan (screenplay) | Stuart E. McGowan (screenplay) (as Stuart McGowan)
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Updated Mar 22, 1937

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Mar 22, 1937 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Grant Withers
'Tons' Walker 'Tons' Walker   See fewer
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Beatrice Roberts
Susan Bailey Susan Bailey   See fewer
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Ranny Weeks
Bill Reardon Jr. - aka Bill Hall Bill Reardon Jr. - aka Bill Hall   See fewer
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Judith Allen
Elaine Witworth Elaine Witworth   See fewer
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William Newell
Eddie 'Porky' Plunkett Eddie 'Porky' Plunkett   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
William 'Bill' Reardon Sr. William 'Bill' Reardon Sr.   See fewer
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Roger Williams
Steve - Mill Foreman Steve - Mill Foreman   See fewer
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Georgia Caine
Mrs. Witworth Mrs. Witworth   See fewer
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Edgar Norton
Jarvis - the Butler Jarvis - the Butler   See fewer
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Harry Depp
Smalley - the Lawyer Smalley - the Lawyer   See fewer
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Eugene King
Zimich Zimich   See fewer
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Landers Stevens
Dr. Colcord Dr. Colcord   See fewer
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Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Chauffeur (as Eddie Anderson) Chauffeur (as Eddie Anderson)   See fewer
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Jean Carmen
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
Jewelry Salesman (uncredited) Jewelry Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Steele
Mill Worker at Party (uncredited) Mill Worker at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke Taylor
Mill Worker (uncredited) Mill Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 46 votes