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Straight Place and Show (1938)

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68 min | Comedy, Musical

The Ritz Brothers go to the race track. They raise training end entrance money in a wrestling match and help a young man train the horse of his fiancée.
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Writers
Damon Runyon (play "Saratoga Chips") | Irving Caesar (play "Saratoga Chips") | M.M. Musselman (screenplay) | Allen Rivkin (screenplay) | Lew Brown (additional dialogue)
Cinematographer
Ernest Palmer (photographed by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 30, 1938

Release date
Sep 30, 1938 (United States)

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44 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
The Ritz Brothers
The Ritz Brothers The Ritz Brothers   See fewer
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Al Ritz
Al Ritz Al Ritz   See fewer
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Harry Ritz
Harry Ritz Harry Ritz   See fewer
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Jimmy Ritz
Jimmy Ritz Jimmy Ritz   See fewer
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Richard Arlen
Denny Paine Denny Paine   See fewer
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Ethel Merman
Linda Tyler Linda Tyler   See fewer
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Phyllis Brooks
Barbara 'Babs' Drake Barbara 'Babs' Drake   See fewer
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George Barbier
Mr. Drake Mr. Drake   See fewer
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Sidney Blackmer
'Lucky' Braddock 'Lucky' Braddock   See fewer
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Will Stanton
Truck Driver - Syd Robins Truck Driver - Syd Robins   See fewer
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Ivan Lebedeff
Ivan Borokov - Russian Jockey Ivan Borokov - Russian Jockey   See fewer
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Gregory Gaye
Vladimir Borokov - Russian Jockey Vladimir Borokov - Russian Jockey   See fewer
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Rafael Alcayde
Boris Borokov - Russian Jockey (as Rafael Storm) Boris Borokov - Russian Jockey (as Rafael Storm)   See fewer
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Stanley Fields
Slippery Sol Slippery Sol   See fewer
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Tiny Roebuck
Terrible Turk Terrible Turk   See fewer
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Ben Welden
Promoter Promoter   See fewer
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Edward Gargan
Detective Globe (as Ed Gargan) Detective Globe (as Ed Gargan)   See fewer
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Pat McKee
Referee Referee   See fewer
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Carol Adams
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brooks Benedict
Country Club Patron (uncredited) Country Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Best
Hannibal (uncredited) Hannibal (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chandler
Cabbie (uncredited) Cabbie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lon Chaney Jr.
Martin - Chauffeur (uncredited) Martin - Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
Country Club Patron / Racetrack Spectator (uncredited) Country Club Patron / Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clay Clement
Carter (uncredited) Carter (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Country Club Patron (uncredited) Country Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Dorr
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Downing
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Eaton
Country Club Patron (uncredited) Country Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Fields
Ticket-Seller (uncredited) Ticket-Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kit Guard
Terrible Turk's Second (uncredited) Terrible Turk's Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hayden
Grouch at Racetrack (uncredited) Grouch at Racetrack (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Stout Woman (uncredited) Stout Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Cop at Racetrack (uncredited) Cop at Racetrack (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Racetrack Spectator / Country Club Patron (uncredited) Racetrack Spectator / Country Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Lowery
Bob (uncredited) Bob (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul McVey
Steeplechase Announcer (uncredited) Steeplechase Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Country Club Patron (uncredited) Country Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Bald Man (uncredited) Bald Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
Race Track Spectator (uncredited) Race Track Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sylber
Specs (uncredited) Specs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Tobey
Ring Announcer (uncredited) Ring Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Wade
Race Track Spectator (uncredited) Race Track Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 93 votes