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Public Deb No. 1 (1940)

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79 min | Comedy

When a waiter gives a society girl a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
Writers
Don Ettlinger (story) | Karl Tunberg (screenplay) (story) | Darrell Ware
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Updated Sep 13, 1940

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Sep 13, 1940 (United States)

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54 cast members
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George Murphy
Alan Blake Alan Blake   See fewer
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Brenda Joyce
Penny Cooper Penny Cooper   See fewer
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Ralph Bellamy
Bruce Fairchild Bruce Fairchild   See fewer
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Elsa Maxwell
Elsa Maxwell Elsa Maxwell   See fewer
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Mischa Auer
Grisha Grisha   See fewer
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Charles Ruggles
Milburn Milburn   See fewer
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Maxie Rosenbloom
Eric (as Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom) Eric (as Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom)   See fewer
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Berton Churchill
Magistrate Magistrate   See fewer
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Franklin Pangborn
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Hobart Cavanaugh
Mr. Schlitz Mr. Schlitz   See fewer
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Lloyd Corrigan
Hugh Stackett Hugh Stackett   See fewer
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Ivan Lebedeff
Feodor Feodor   See fewer
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Elisha Cook Jr.
Communist Communist   See fewer
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Luis Alberni
Frontenac (uncredited) Frontenac (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Arkin
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Armstrong
President (uncredited) President (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Bing
Dutchman (uncredited) Dutchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Bonn
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Cecil
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Clute
Car Payment Man (uncredited) Car Payment Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Director (uncredited) Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Davis
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Hal K. Dawson
Layout Man (uncredited) Layout Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Depp
Grocery Clerk (uncredited) Grocery Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dilson
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Dobbs
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Ralph Dunn
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Forbes
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Mary Gordon
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Selmer Jackson
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Adia Kuznetzoff
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Louise Lorimer
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Marievsky
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adrian Morris
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Newell
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William Pawley
Legionnaire (uncredited) Legionnaire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Porter
Hat Check Girl (uncredited) Hat Check Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Rankin
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Dick Rich
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Addison Richards
Sanford (uncredited) Sanford (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Roberts
Sailor's Lady (uncredited) Sailor's Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Shaw
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Kathryn Sheldon
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Lee Shumway
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Paul Stanton
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Milburn Stone
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Charles Tannen
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Stanley Taylor
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Alexis Tcherkasshy
Dimitri (uncredited) Dimitri (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Wald
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Billy Wayne
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Charles C. Wilson
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Wood
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6.9 / 10 | 17 votes