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Fast Company (1938)

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75 min | Romance, Comedy, Mystery

A husband and wife team who are in rare books and are skillful at recovering stolen volumes for insurance companies become involved in the murder of a fence.
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Writers
Harry Kurnitz (book) (as Marco Page) (screenplay) (as Marco Page) | Harold Tarshis
Composer
William Axt (as Dr. William Axt)
Cinematographer
Clyde De Vinna (as Clyde DeVinna)
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Updated Jul 5, 1938

Release date
Jul 8, 1938 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Melvyn Douglas
Joel Sloane Joel Sloane   See fewer
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Florence Rice
Garda Sloane Garda Sloane   See fewer
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Claire Dodd
Julia Thorne Julia Thorne   See fewer
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Shepperd Strudwick
Ned Morgan Ned Morgan   See fewer
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Louis Calhern
Elias Z. 'Eli' Bannerman Elias Z. 'Eli' Bannerman   See fewer
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Nat Pendleton
Paul Terison Paul Terison   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
Arnold Stamper (as Douglas Dumbrille) Arnold Stamper (as Douglas Dumbrille)   See fewer
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Mary Howard
Leah Brockler Leah Brockler   See fewer
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George Zucco
Otto Brockler Otto Brockler   See fewer
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Minor Watson
Steve Langner Steve Langner   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
Lt. James Flanner Lt. James Flanner   See fewer
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Dwight Frye
Sidney Z. Wheeler Sidney Z. Wheeler   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
Dist. Atty. MacMillen Dist. Atty. MacMillen   See fewer
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Horace McMahon
Danny Scolado (as Horace MacMahon) Danny Scolado (as Horace MacMahon)   See fewer
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Barbara Bedford
MacMillen's Secretary (uncredited) MacMillen's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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James B. Carson
Safe Expert (uncredited) Safe Expert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
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Roger Converse
Assistant Dist. Atty. Byers (uncredited) Assistant Dist. Atty. Byers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Foss
Attendant Bringing Sandwich (uncredited) Attendant Bringing Sandwich (uncredited)   See fewer
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Natalie Garson
Mildred - Girl with Sidney (uncredited) Mildred - Girl with Sidney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
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Edmund Mortimer
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Wedgwood Nowell
Man in Murdered Man's House (uncredited) Man in Murdered Man's House (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald R. Rondell
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Sylvester
Auctioneer (uncredited) Auctioneer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 390 votes