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An Angel from Texas (1940)

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69 min | Comedy, Romance

Stage struck Lydia Weston leaves her small Texas town for Broadway. Left behind is her steady beau Peter. Lydia sends letters and news clippings back home telling everyone she's now a big star. Peter soon heads to New York to surprise her,...See moreStage struck Lydia Weston leaves her small Texas town for Broadway. Left behind is her steady beau Peter. Lydia sends letters and news clippings back home telling everyone she's now a big star. Peter soon heads to New York to surprise her, but instead he gets the surprise when he learns Lydia has no job and is broke. The pair soon get involved with a couple of phony producers who con Peter into backing their play with Lydia in the lead. Written by Daniel Bubbeo See less
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Director
Writers
Fred Niblo Jr. (screen play) | Bertram Millhauser (screen play) | George S. Kaufman (based on a play by)
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Updated Apr 27, 1940

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Apr 27, 1940 (United States)

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49 cast members
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Eddie Albert
Peter Coleman Peter Coleman   See fewer
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Rosemary Lane
Lydia Weston Lydia Weston   See fewer
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Wayne Morris
Mac McClure Mac McClure   See fewer
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Jane Wyman
Marge Allen Marge Allen   See fewer
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Ronald Reagan
Marty Allen Marty Allen   See fewer
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Ruth Terry
Valerie Blayne Valerie Blayne   See fewer
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John Litel
Quigley Quigley   See fewer
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Hobart Cavanaugh
Mr. Robelink Mr. Robelink   See fewer
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Ann Shoemaker
Addie Lou Coleman Addie Lou Coleman   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Chopper Chopper   See fewer
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John Albright
Elevator Boy (uncredited) Elevator Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Lone Star Townsman / New York Passerby Extra (uncredited) Lone Star Townsman / New York Passerby Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Clayton
Call Boy (uncredited) Call Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Nightclub Table Extra (uncredited) Nightclub Table Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Conroy
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Costello
Joe - Bank Guard (uncredited) Joe - Bank Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Deering
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
'General' in the Play (uncredited) 'General' in the Play (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Fox
Stagehand (uncredited) Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Gargan
New York Policeman (uncredited) New York Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gus Glassmire
Third Banker (uncredited) Third Banker (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
First Banker (uncredited) First Banker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Graham
Davis Henchman Driver (uncredited) Davis Henchman Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Postal Clerk (uncredited) Postal Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Holmes Herbert
Second Banker (uncredited) Second Banker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Extra on Mayor's Platform (uncredited) Extra on Mayor's Platform (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Irving
Actor on Donkey in the Play (uncredited) Actor on Donkey in the Play (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kennedy
Stationmaster (uncredited) Stationmaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Davis Henchman (uncredited) Davis Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Levine
Shoeshine Boy (uncredited) Shoeshine Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vera Lewis
Mrs. Gates (uncredited) Mrs. Gates (uncredited)   See fewer
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Murdock MacQuarrie
Lone Star Townsman (uncredited) Lone Star Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
Bill - Cigar Attendant (uncredited) Bill - Cigar Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mira McKinney
Mrs. Mills (uncredited) Mrs. Mills (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Prop Man (uncredited) Prop Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy O'Gatty
Davis Henchman (uncredited) Davis Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Phillips
No Nose Louis - Davis Henchman (uncredited) No Nose Louis - Davis Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Stage Doorman (uncredited) Stage Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Stedman
Stage Manager (uncredited) Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Stone
'Pooch' Davis (uncredited) 'Pooch' Davis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elliott Sullivan
Garvey - Davis Henchman (uncredited) Garvey - Davis Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ferris Taylor
Lone Star Mayor O'Dempsey (uncredited) Lone Star Mayor O'Dempsey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vaughan
Mrs. Rogers (uncredited) Mrs. Rogers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Play Director Bonham (uncredited) Play Director Bonham (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Wayne
Coffee Counterman (uncredited) Coffee Counterman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Stagehand (uncredited) Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Aunt Minnie (uncredited) Aunt Minnie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Wisberg
Bell Boy (uncredited) Bell Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 197 votes