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Professor Beware (1938)

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93 min | Comedy

Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets in and out of scrapes along the way.See moreEgyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets in and out of scrapes along the way. Written by Herman Seifer See less
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Writers
Delmer Daves (screen play) | Jack Cunningham (adaptation) | Clyde Bruckman (adaptation) | Crampton Harris (based on a story by) & 2 more
Cinematographer
Archie Stout (photography)
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Release date
Jun 20, 1938 (United States)

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Harold Lloyd
Professor Dean Lambert Professor Dean Lambert   See fewer
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Phyllis Welch
Jane Van Buren Jane Van Buren   See fewer
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Raymond Walburn
Judge James G. Parkhouse Marshall Judge James G. Parkhouse Marshall   See fewer
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William Frawley
Snoop Donlan Snoop Donlan   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
Mr. Van Buren Mr. Van Buren   See fewer
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Cora Witherspoon
Mrs. Pitts Mrs. Pitts   See fewer
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Sterling Holloway
The Groom The Groom   See fewer
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Mary Lawrence
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Arthur Aylesworth
Gas Station Attendant in Desert (uncredited) Gas Station Attendant in Desert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Painter (uncredited) Painter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barber
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Paul Bryar
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Judge Henry Pitts (uncredited) Judge Henry Pitts (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Gray
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Elaine Shepard
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6.9 / 10 | 139 votes