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Buyer Beware (1940)

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Short | 20 min | Short, Crime, Drama

This entry in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series deals with shady companies selling fake merchandise.
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Director
Joseph M. Newman (as Joe Newman)
Writers
Scott Littleton (based on an original idea by) | Julian Harmon (screenplay) (as Julian Hochfelder) | Alan Friedman (screenplay)
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Updated Aug 17, 1940

Release date
Aug 17, 1940 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Charles Arnt
Les Carter (uncredited) Les Carter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Beaumont
Insp. Thomas' Assistant (uncredited) Insp. Thomas' Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Bert
Grieving Wife (uncredited) Grieving Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Egon Brecher
Child's Father (uncredited) Child's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles D. Brown
Police Insp. William C. Thomas (uncredited) Police Insp. William C. Thomas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Brown
Helen Collins (uncredited) Helen Collins (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Butler
Jerry (uncredited) Jerry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Byrd
Officer Halligan (uncredited) Officer Halligan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lewis Charles
Spike - Gang Member (uncredited) Spike - Gang Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Christy
Marty Vincent (uncredited) Marty Vincent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Coogan
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Dundee
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Kingsford
Police Chemist (uncredited) Police Chemist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carroll Nye
George Collins (uncredited) George Collins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Orth
Smith (uncredited) Smith (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Pennick
Pill Spilling (uncredited) Pill Spilling (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Man Consoling Wife (uncredited) Man Consoling Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cap Somers
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Stone
Fredericks (uncredited) Fredericks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
County Geologist (uncredited) County Geologist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Wagenheim
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 55 votes