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Four's a Crowd (1938)

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92 min | Comedy, Romance

Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper and she wants Robert. When he finds out that Pat is dating Lorri...See moreRobert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper and she wants Robert. When he finds out that Pat is dating Lorri, John Dillingwell's granddaughter, he gets involved. Robert begins to make John the most hated man and Lorri blames Pat, the publisher. He then goes to John for a job to erase all the bad publicity that he has gotten from the paper. This works until Pat tells John that Robert was behind the smear campaign. But John decides that he does need some good publicity and hires Robert to provide it... Written by Tony Fontana See less
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Writers
Casey Robinson (screenplay) | Sig Herzig (screenplay) | Wallace Sullivan (from a story by)
Cinematographer
Ernest Haller (photography) (as Ernie Haller)
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Updated Aug 4, 1938

Release date
Sep 3, 1938 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Errol Flynn
Bob Lansford Bob Lansford   See fewer
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Olivia de Havilland
Lorri Dillingwell Lorri Dillingwell   See fewer
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Rosalind Russell
Jean Christy Jean Christy   See fewer
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Patric Knowles
Patterson Buckley Patterson Buckley   See fewer
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Walter Connolly
John P. Dillingwell John P. Dillingwell   See fewer
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Hugh Herbert
Jenkins Jenkins   See fewer
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Melville Cooper
Bingham Bingham   See fewer
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Herman Bing
Barber Barber   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Butler Pierce Butler Pierce   See fewer
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Dennie Moore
Buckley's Secretary (scenes deleted) Buckley's Secretary (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Gloria Blondell
Lansford's 1st Secretary Lansford's 1st Secretary   See fewer
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Carole Landis
Lansford's 2nd Secretary Lansford's 2nd Secretary   See fewer
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Renie Riano
Mrs. Jenkins (as Reine Riano) Mrs. Jenkins (as Reine Riano)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Private Detective in Car (uncredited) Private Detective in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Spencer Charters
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Dillingwell's Night Guard (uncredited) Dillingwell's Night Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Herman
Hymie (uncredited) Hymie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Earle Hodgins
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam McDaniel
Jeff (uncredited) Jeff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward McWade
Mike (uncredited) Mike (uncredited)   See fewer
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Spec O'Donnell
Pokadot (uncredited) Pokadot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
Newspaper Office Worker (uncredited) Newspaper Office Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georges Renavent
Enrico (uncredited) Enrico (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Cabbie (uncredited) Cabbie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
Dr. Ives (uncredited) Dr. Ives (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Turner
Dillingwell's Chauffeur (uncredited) Dillingwell's Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lana Turner
Passerby (uncredited) Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monte Vandergrift
Driving Private Detective (uncredited) Driving Private Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
The Barber (uncredited) The Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 937 votes