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The Richest Man in Town (1941)

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70 min | Comedy

Town banker Abb Crothers (Frank Craven) and small-town newspaper publisher Pete Martin (Edgar Buchanan) are basically friends, but are forever feuding, as neither man's views on any given subject match the other's belief. Their friendship ...See moreTown banker Abb Crothers (Frank Craven) and small-town newspaper publisher Pete Martin (Edgar Buchanan) are basically friends, but are forever feuding, as neither man's views on any given subject match the other's belief. Their friendship is severely tested when Martin prints an obituary on Crothers...who is very much alive and kicking. Written by Les Adams See less
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Fanya Foss (screenplay) | Jerry Sackheim (screenplay) (story)
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Aug 2, 1941 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Frank Craven
Abb Crothers Abb Crothers   See fewer
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Edgar Buchanan
Pete Martin Pete Martin   See fewer
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Eileen O'Hearn
Mary Martin Mary Martin   See fewer
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Roger Pryor
Tom Manning Tom Manning   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Jack Leslie Jack Leslie   See fewer
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George McKay
Jerry Ross Jerry Ross   See fewer
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Jan Duggan
Penelope Kidwell Penelope Kidwell   See fewer
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John Tyrrell
Ozzie Williams Ozzie Williams   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
Cliff Smithers Cliff Smithers   See fewer
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Will Wright
Frederick Johnson Frederick Johnson   See fewer
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Joel Friedkin
Ed Gunther Ed Gunther   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Berton Berton   See fewer
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Erville Alderson
Frank the Barber Frank the Barber   See fewer
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Thomas W. Ross
Dr. Dickinson Dr. Dickinson   See fewer
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Ferris Taylor
Hawkins the Grocer Hawkins the Grocer   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Porter (uncredited) Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessie Arnold
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry A. Bailey
Teller (uncredited) Teller (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Billy' Benedict
Young Man (uncredited) Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Depp
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edythe Elliott
Elderly Woman (uncredited) Elderly Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Farley
Elderly Man (uncredited) Elderly Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Fiske
Son (uncredited) Son (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ned Glass
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
Thorpe (uncredited) Thorpe (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry C. Johnson
Juggler (uncredited) Juggler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Murdock MacQuarrie
Postman (uncredited) Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward McWade
Old Timer (uncredited) Old Timer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Morante
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Netta Packer
Miss Andrews (uncredited) Miss Andrews (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Peters
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Prather
Game Warden (uncredited) Game Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Abe Reynolds
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Kathryn Sheldon
Martha (uncredited) Martha (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vernon
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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