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Men Are Such Fools (1938)

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69 min | Drama, Romance

Linda Lawrence rises from secretary to account executive in an advertising agency. She falls in love with ex-football star Jimmy Hall and marries him. Radio man Harry Galleon will push her career further if she will just be "nice" to him ...See moreLinda Lawrence rises from secretary to account executive in an advertising agency. She falls in love with ex-football star Jimmy Hall and marries him. Radio man Harry Galleon will push her career further if she will just be "nice" to him and, when Jimmy gets jealous, she quits in favor of life as a suburban housewife. But her career still calls to her. Written by Ed Stephan See less
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Writers
Norman Reilly Raine (screen play) | Horace Jackson (screen play) | Faith Baldwin (from a "Saturday Evening Post" story by)
Cinematographer
Sidney Hickox (photography) (as Sid Hickox)
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Updated Jun 15, 1938

Release date
Jul 16, 1938 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Wayne Morris
Jimmy Hall Jimmy Hall   See fewer
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Priscilla Lane
Linda Lawrence Linda Lawrence   See fewer
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Humphrey Bogart
Harry Galleon Harry Galleon   See fewer
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Hugh Herbert
Harvey Bates Harvey Bates   See fewer
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Mona Barrie
Beatrice Harris Beatrice Harris   See fewer
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Marcia Ralston
Wanda Townsend Wanda Townsend   See fewer
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Gene Lockhart
Bill Dalton Bill Dalton   See fewer
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Kathleen Lockhart
Mrs. Dalton Mrs. Dalton   See fewer
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Donald Briggs
George Onslow George Onslow   See fewer
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Nedda Harrigan
Mrs.Nelson Mrs.Nelson   See fewer
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Eric Stanley
Mr. Nelson Mr. Nelson   See fewer
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Claud Allister
Rudolf (as Claude Allister) Rudolf (as Claude Allister)   See fewer
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Renie Riano
Mrs. Pinkel Mrs. Pinkel   See fewer
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Vivian Austin
Nancy Sinclair (as Vivian Coe) Nancy Sinclair (as Vivian Coe)   See fewer
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Fern Barry
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
1st Policeman (uncredited) 1st Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Police Driver (uncredited) Police Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Fox
Man Jimmy Takes to Pier (uncredited) Man Jimmy Takes to Pier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Gargan
2nd Policeman in Car (uncredited) 2nd Policeman in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack A. Goodrich
Fred Hackett (uncredited) Fred Hackett (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harron
Toni Bellamy (uncredited) Toni Bellamy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Fat Woman in Elevator (uncredited) Fat Woman in Elevator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Ronald Ainsworth (uncredited) Ronald Ainsworth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Hoffman Jr.
Radio Station Doorman (uncredited) Radio Station Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Maitre d' (uncredited) Maitre d' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carole Landis
June Cooper (uncredited) June Cooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lois Lindsay
Anita (uncredited) Anita (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Football Game Spectator / Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Football Game Spectator / Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Meyers
Charwoman (uncredited) Charwoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Middlemass
Elevator-Starter (uncredited) Elevator-Starter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dennis Moore
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Bar Proprietor (uncredited) Bar Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Niles
Bill (uncredited) Bill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Spec O'Donnell
Elevator-Rider (uncredited) Elevator-Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Janitor Outside Elevator (uncredited) Janitor Outside Elevator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Jerry (uncredited) Jerry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Lobby Passerby / Janitor (uncredited) Lobby Passerby / Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Ship Steward (uncredited) Ship Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Sidney
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rosella Towne
Linda's Secretary (uncredited) Linda's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Ung
Bartender at Party (uncredited) Bartender at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Warren
Charlie Allen (uncredited) Charlie Allen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Wisberg
Ship Pageboy (uncredited) Ship Pageboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Young
Ship Officer (uncredited) Ship Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 372 votes