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Idol of the Crowds (1937)

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60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Johnny Hanson wants to make enough money to enlarge his chicken farm. He does this through hockey. Gangsters get involved in trying to get him to throw a championship game, even lining up a woman to help steer him their way.
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George Waggner (story "Hell on Ice") (screenplay) | Harold Buckley (screenplay)
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Updated Sep 30, 1937

Release date
Sep 30, 1937 (United States)

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18 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
John Wayne
Johnny Hanson Johnny Hanson   See fewer
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Sheila Bromley
Helen Dale Helen Dale   See fewer
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Charles Brokaw
Jack Irwin Jack Irwin   See fewer
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Bill Burrud
Bobby (as Billy Burrud) Bobby (as Billy Burrud)   See fewer
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Jane Johns
Peggy Peggy   See fewer
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Huntley Gordon
Harvey Castle Harvey Castle   See fewer
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Frank Otto
Joe Garber Joe Garber   See fewer
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Hal Neiman
Squat Bates Squat Bates   See fewer
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Virginia Brissac
Mrs. Dale Mrs. Dale   See fewer
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George Lloyd
Spike Regan Spike Regan   See fewer
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Clem Bevans
Andy Moore (as Clem Bevins) Andy Moore (as Clem Bevins)   See fewer
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Wayne Castle
Swifty Hanson Swifty Hanson   See fewer
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Lee Ford
Elmer Hanson Elmer Hanson   See fewer
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Theodore Lorch
Man with Irwin at Bar (uncredited) Man with Irwin at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Peil Sr.
Det. Sgt. Baker (uncredited) Det. Sgt. Baker (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 113 votes