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The Footloose Heiress (1937)

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59 min | Comedy, Romance

A spoiled rich girl tries to elope with a ne'er-do-well, but they are stopped by a charming hobo, who thwarts the mismatch. The girl's father, an embattled ad executive, rewards the hobo with temporary room and board. It turns out the ...See moreA spoiled rich girl tries to elope with a ne'er-do-well, but they are stopped by a charming hobo, who thwarts the mismatch. The girl's father, an embattled ad executive, rewards the hobo with temporary room and board. It turns out the stranger is no hobo after all, but an educated young man who then comes to his host's rescue by composing a hit advertising slogan. The girl resents the stranger at first, but eventually she realizes she has fallen in love with him. Written by Dan Navarro See less
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Writer
Robertson White (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
Arthur Edeson (photography)
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Updated Aug 21, 1937

Release date
Aug 21, 1937 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Craig Reynolds
Bruce 'Butch' Baeder Bruce 'Butch' Baeder   See fewer
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Ann Sheridan
Kay Allyn Kay Allyn   See fewer
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Anne Nagel
Linda Pierson Linda Pierson   See fewer
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William Hopper
Jack Pierson Jack Pierson   See fewer
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Hugh O'Connell
John C. Allyn John C. Allyn   See fewer
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Teddy Hart
Charlie McCarthy Charlie McCarthy   See fewer
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Hal Neiman
Luke Peaneather Luke Peaneather   See fewer
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Frank Orth
Justice Abner Cuttler Justice Abner Cuttler   See fewer
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William Eberhardt
Wilbur Frost Wilbur Frost   See fewer
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Loia Cheaney
Sarah Cuttler (as Lois Cheaney) Sarah Cuttler (as Lois Cheaney)   See fewer
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Hal Craig
Tall Policeman at the Jail (uncredited) Tall Policeman at the Jail (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jesse Graves
Leander - Allyn's Butler (uncredited) Leander - Allyn's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Zeke - the Turnkey (uncredited) Zeke - the Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Herman
Harold (uncredited) Harold (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Baggage Man (uncredited) Baggage Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Train Engineer (uncredited) Train Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom McGuire
Mr. Clark's Associate (uncredited) Mr. Clark's Associate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlyle Moore Jr.
Bill - Linda's Friend (uncredited) Bill - Linda's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wedgwood Nowell
Humphrey Baeder (uncredited) Humphrey Baeder (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Rice
Short Policeman (uncredited) Short Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
Mr. Clark (uncredited) Mr. Clark (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Mrs. Baeder (uncredited) Mrs. Baeder (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Worthington
Mr. Clark's Associate (uncredited) Mr. Clark's Associate (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 119 votes