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The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)

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71 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Perpetual-optimist "Dreamy" Smith aspires to quit his job as newspaper publicity drudge and sail the world. But life--and his editor--conspires against him. Not only does the car he intends using as the boat's downpayment roll into the bay...See morePerpetual-optimist "Dreamy" Smith aspires to quit his job as newspaper publicity drudge and sail the world. But life--and his editor--conspires against him. Not only does the car he intends using as the boat's downpayment roll into the bay, but his boss starts to claim "Dreamy's" better publicity ideas as his own. Written by Chris Stone See less
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Director
Benjamin Stoloff (as Ben Stoloff)
Writers
Ben Markson (screenplay) | Kenneth Gamet (screenplay) | Harold Titus (story "The Stuff of Heroes")
Cinematographer
Arthur L. Todd (as Arthur Todd)
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Updated Feb 15, 1941

Release date
Feb 15, 1941 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Eddie Albert
Robert 'Dreamy' Smith Robert 'Dreamy' Smith   See fewer
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Joan Leslie
Mary Clover Mary Clover   See fewer
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Alan Hale
'Skipper' Martin 'Skipper' Martin   See fewer
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William Lundigan
Richard Amesworth Richard Amesworth   See fewer
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John Litel
John Wade John Wade   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
Grover Dillon Grover Dillon   See fewer
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Paul Hurst
Michael O'Connor Michael O'Connor   See fewer
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Dickie Moore
'Limpy' Barnes 'Limpy' Barnes   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Eddie Williams Eddie Williams   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
Mr. McGraw Mr. McGraw   See fewer
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George Campeau
Mr. Hanes Mr. Hanes   See fewer
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William 'Billy' Benedict
Jig (as William Benedict) Jig (as William Benedict)   See fewer
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Helen MacKellar
Mrs. Barnes Mrs. Barnes   See fewer
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Joyce Tucker
Janet Barnes Janet Barnes   See fewer
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Mary Field
Miss Frame Miss Frame   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
Beggar (uncredited) Beggar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucia Carroll
Woman in Office (uncredited) Woman in Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
On-looker at Fight (uncredited) On-looker at Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Garrett Craig
Mr. Jackson (uncredited) Mr. Jackson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Used Car Dealer (uncredited) Used Car Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Diggins
Judy (uncredited) Judy (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dilson
Pawnbroker (uncredited) Pawnbroker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Edmonds
Miss Simms - Secretary (uncredited) Miss Simms - Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
Garner - Landlord Agent (uncredited) Garner - Landlord Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Graham
Mr. Harley (uncredited) Mr. Harley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Creighton Hale
Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited) Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Mr. Bixby (uncredited) Mr. Bixby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Harbaugh
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Hoffman Jr.
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Irving
Dr. Carlisle (uncredited) Dr. Carlisle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Newspaper Office Clerk (uncredited) Newspaper Office Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
Fireman (uncredited) Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Fire Chief (uncredited) Fire Chief (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Man Knocked Down By Dreamy (uncredited) Man Knocked Down By Dreamy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sally Sage
Screaming Woman (uncredited) Screaming Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexis Smith
Woman in Office (uncredited) Woman in Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Tough Guy Stealing a Paper (uncredited) Tough Guy Stealing a Paper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Newspaper Office Clerk (uncredited) Newspaper Office Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 122 votes