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Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939)

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60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Torchy conducts a one woman campaign against a corrupt mayor and crime boss, and when the reform candidate is murdered, she takes up the banner.
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Director
Writers
Earle Snell (original screenplay) | Irving Rubine (from an idea by) | Frederick Nebel (based on characters created by)
Cinematographer
Warren Lynch (photography)
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Updated May 13, 1939

Release date
May 13, 1939 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Glenda Farrell
Torchy Blane Torchy Blane   See fewer
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Barton MacLane
Steve McBride Steve McBride   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Gahagan Gahagan   See fewer
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John Miljan
Dr. Dolan Dr. Dolan   See fewer
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Frank Shannon
Captain McTavish Captain McTavish   See fewer
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Joe Cunningham
Maxie - Editor Maxie - Editor   See fewer
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George Guhl
Desk Sergeant Graves Desk Sergeant Graves   See fewer
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Joe Downing
Spuds O'Brien Spuds O'Brien   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Hubert Ward Hubert Ward   See fewer
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John Butler
Chuck Ball Chuck Ball   See fewer
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Charles Richman
Mayor John Saunders Mayor John Saunders   See fewer
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John Harron
Dibble Dibble   See fewer
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Fern Barry
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
Dolan's Butler (uncredited) Dolan's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Bupp
Urchin (uncredited) Urchin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Store Customer (uncredited) Store Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Conlin
Coroner (uncredited) Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Connors
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Craig
Detective Dexter (uncredited) Detective Dexter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Daley
Fred C. Tyler - Second Editor (uncredited) Fred C. Tyler - Second Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Stone - Dolan Henchman (uncredited) Stone - Dolan Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Fanning
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Fenner
Mr. Skinner - Star Publisher (uncredited) Mr. Skinner - Star Publisher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Gan
Ling - Ward's Assistant (uncredited) Ling - Ward's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack A. Goodrich
Photographer at Murder Scene (uncredited) Photographer at Murder Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Graham
Monk - Henchman (uncredited) Monk - Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kit Guard
Kidnap Henchman with Torchy (uncredited) Kidnap Henchman with Torchy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Harlan
Stan - Star Advertising Manager (uncredited) Stan - Star Advertising Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Mr. James (uncredited) Mr. James (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom McGuire
Detective Tom (uncredited) Detective Tom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wedgwood Nowell
H.T.Cope - Third Editor (uncredited) H.T.Cope - Third Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Photographer in Mayor's Office (uncredited) Photographer in Mayor's Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dave Roberts
Radio Announcer (uncredited) Radio Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
A. Dalzell - First Editor (uncredited) A. Dalzell - First Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Millard Vincent
Dr. Reynolds (uncredited) Dr. Reynolds (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Wisberg
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Police Stenographer (uncredited) Police Stenographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 265 votes