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Opened by Mistake (1940)

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67 min | Comedy, Mystery

A wise-guy reporter and a tippling sportswriter acquire an unclaimed trunk with a corpse inside.
Writers
Hal Hudson (story) | Kenneth Earl (story) | Stuart Palmer (screenplay) | Garnett Weston (screenplay) | Louis S. Kaye (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Arthur P. Schmidt (as Arthur Schmidt)
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Updated May 10, 1940

Release date
May 10, 1940 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Charles Ruggles
Buzz Nelson (as Charlie Ruggles) Buzz Nelson (as Charlie Ruggles)   See fewer
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Janice Logan
Margaret Nichols Margaret Nichols   See fewer
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Robert Paige
Jimmie Daniels Jimmie Daniels   See fewer
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William Frawley
Matt Kingsley Matt Kingsley   See fewer
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Florence Shirley
Elizabeth Stiles Elizabeth Stiles   See fewer
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Lawrence Grossmith
Jarvis Woodruff Jarvis Woodruff   See fewer
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Rafael Corio
Mr. Anthony DeBorest Mr. Anthony DeBorest   See fewer
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Esther Dale
Mrs. Anthony DeBorest Mrs. Anthony DeBorest   See fewer
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James Burke
Police Sergeant Wilkins Police Sergeant Wilkins   See fewer
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Jack Norton
Al, the Bartender Al, the Bartender   See fewer
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Sam Ash
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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A.S. 'Pop' Byron
Elderly Man (uncredited) Elderly Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chapin
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lloyd Corrigan
Anton Zarecki (uncredited) Anton Zarecki (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Deslys
Woman at Auction (uncredited) Woman at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sarah Edwards
Mrs. Karff (uncredited) Mrs. Karff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Roger Weatherby (uncredited) Roger Weatherby (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Auctioneer (uncredited) Auctioneer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott Groves
Bookie Phone Clerk (uncredited) Bookie Phone Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hartley
Taxicab Driver (uncredited) Taxicab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Kendall
Oberweiser (uncredited) Oberweiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
State Trooper (uncredited) State Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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James T. Mack
Loiterer (uncredited) Loiterer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Marr
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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George McKay
Oulahan (uncredited) Oulahan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Price
Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Seay
Sam Peters (uncredited) Sam Peters (uncredited)   See fewer
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C.L. Sherwood
Sandwich Man (uncredited) Sandwich Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Soderling
Mr. Connolly (uncredited) Mr. Connolly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Stewart
Loiterer (uncredited) Loiterer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vernon
Bettor at Horse Parlor (uncredited) Bettor at Horse Parlor (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 11 votes