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The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937)

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68 min | Crime, Drama

An actor continually confesses to murders he didn't commit, figuring that the police won't believe him when he confesses to a murder that he actually does intend to commit.
Writers
Arthur Rohlsfel (story "Too Clever to Live") | Charles Grayson (original screenplay) | Sy Bartlett (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Aug 29, 1937

Release date
Aug 29, 1937 (United States)

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Lawrence Fontaine Lawrence Fontaine   See fewer
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Tom Brown
Tommy Bradley Tommy Bradley   See fewer
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Jameson Thomas
George Bradley George Bradley   See fewer
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Marjorie Main
Amelia Bradley Amelia Bradley   See fewer
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Robert Gleckler
Capt. Walter Reid Capt. Walter Reid   See fewer
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Billy Wayne
Halligan Halligan   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
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Stanley Andrews
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Gertrude Astor
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Wilson Benge
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Charles Bennett
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Sam Bennett
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James Blaine
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Harry Boman
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William Castle
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Russ Clark
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Wallis Clark
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Hal Cooke
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Jack Daley
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Robert Dalton
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George DeNormand
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Sherry Hall
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John Hamilton
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Charles McMurphy
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Walter Miller
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Anne O'Neal
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Harry Percy
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Jason Robards Sr.
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Robert Spencer
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Edwin Stanley
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Harry Tyler
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Pierre Watkin
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6.3 / 10 | 41 votes