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My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)

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74 min | Comedy, Drama

When the owner of the New York Globe-Leader dies without making a will, the paper is inherited by his only living relative, an "old maid schoolteacher" from Nebraska. Martha Aldrich, along with her Aunt Lou, heads for New York, where ...See moreWhen the owner of the New York Globe-Leader dies without making a will, the paper is inherited by his only living relative, an "old maid schoolteacher" from Nebraska. Martha Aldrich, along with her Aunt Lou, heads for New York, where managing editor Ken Morley's attitude towards women reporters prompts Martha into taking a reporter's job on her own newspaper. Then she proceeds to prove she can be as good a reporter as any man. Written by Ron Kerrigan See less
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Writer
Herman J. Mankiewicz (original story and screen play)
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Cinematographer
Charles Lawton Jr. (photographed by)
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Updated Sep 17, 1937

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Sep 17, 1937 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Edna May Oliver
Mrs. Atherton Mrs. Atherton   See fewer
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Maureen O'Sullivan
Martha Aldrich Martha Aldrich   See fewer
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Walter Pidgeon
Ken Morley Ken Morley   See fewer
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Rita Johnson
Ellen Warfield Ellen Warfield   See fewer
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Janet Beecher
Mrs. Sinclair Mrs. Sinclair   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
Mr. Sinclair Mr. Sinclair   See fewer
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Charles Waldron
Mr. Warfield Mr. Warfield   See fewer
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Walter Kingsford
Mr. Talbot Mr. Talbot   See fewer
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Roger Converse
Ted Martin Ted Martin   See fewer
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Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams
An Attendant (as Guinn Williams) An Attendant (as Guinn Williams)   See fewer
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Leonid Kinskey
A Waiter A Waiter   See fewer
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Brent Sargent
Gregory Gregory   See fewer
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J. Farrell MacDonald
'Doc' Howe 'Doc' Howe   See fewer
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Robert Greig
The Major Domo The Major Domo   See fewer
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William Bailey
Dupont (scenes deleted) Dupont (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Marie Blake
Telephone Operator (scenes deleted) Telephone Operator (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
Captain (scenes deleted) Captain (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Adia Kuznetzoff
Servant (scenes deleted) Servant (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Edward LeSaint
American (scenes deleted) American (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Paul Newlan
Husky Man (scenes deleted) Husky Man (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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E. Alyn Warren
Doctor (scenes deleted) Doctor (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Don Barclay
Second Drunk at Red Apple Inn (uncredited) Second Drunk at Red Apple Inn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Baxley
Customer Stuck in Red Apple Inn (uncredited) Customer Stuck in Red Apple Inn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Belasco
Press Man (uncredited) Press Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Bert
Rabbit Boy's Mother (uncredited) Rabbit Boy's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sonny Bupp
Boy Asking for Rabbit (uncredited) Boy Asking for Rabbit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis X. Bushman Jr.
Reporter Larry Hauser (uncredited) Reporter Larry Hauser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Carey
William - Butler (uncredited) William - Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcelle Corday
Madame Sada (uncredited) Madame Sada (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Davis
Tony - Red Apple Inn Waiter (uncredited) Tony - Red Apple Inn Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Budd Fine
Dr. Spud O'Leary (uncredited) Dr. Spud O'Leary (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Dr. Spitzy Calahan (uncredited) Dr. Spitzy Calahan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Red Apple Inn Headwaiter (uncredited) Red Apple Inn Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Le Sueur
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gwen Lee
Hat Saleswoman (uncredited) Hat Saleswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lya Lys
The Queen (uncredited) The Queen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wally Maher
Mechanic (uncredited) Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clive Morgan
Red Apple Inn Doorman (uncredited) Red Apple Inn Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Noisom
Office Boy (uncredited) Office Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Norton
First Drunk at Red Apple Inn (uncredited) First Drunk at Red Apple Inn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Garry Owen
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Renie Riano
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Semels
Cafeteria Dining Customer (uncredited) Cafeteria Dining Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonid Snegoff
Equerry - Queen's Servant (uncredited) Equerry - Queen's Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Stockdale
Mr. Harrison - Apartment House Manager (uncredited) Mr. Harrison - Apartment House Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
James Joseph McElarney - Taxi Driver (uncredited) James Joseph McElarney - Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Wayne
Joe - Martha's Driver (uncredited) Joe - Martha's Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 212 votes