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A Day at the Races (1937)

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111 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

A veterinarian posing as a doctor and a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse.
Director
Writers
Robert Pirosh (screen play) (original story) | George Seaton (screen play) (original story) | George Oppenheimer (screen play)
Cinematographer
Joseph Ruttenberg (photographed by)
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Updated Jun 11, 1937

Release date
Jun 11, 1937 (United States)

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Esther Muir
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7.6 / 10 | 13,080 votes