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The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)

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78 min | Comedy, Romance

In 1902, medicine show con man Dan Thompson settles down with the daughter he hardly knows in a New York theatrical boarding house full of eccentric characters. Forced to take a job in an arcade sideshow, he tries to con daughter Mary and ...See moreIn 1902, medicine show con man Dan Thompson settles down with the daughter he hardly knows in a New York theatrical boarding house full of eccentric characters. Forced to take a job in an arcade sideshow, he tries to con daughter Mary and his fellow boarders into thinking he's on the legitimate stage. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
Waldo Salt (screenplay) | John McClain (screenplay) | Marc Connelly (based on the play by) | Herman J. Mankiewicz (based on the play by)
Composer
David Snell (musical score)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 24, 1941

Release date
Jan 24, 1941 (United States)

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Cast

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39 cast members
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Frank Morgan
J. Daniel Thompson J. Daniel Thompson   See fewer
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Mary Howard
Mary Thompson Mary Thompson   See fewer
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Billie Burke
Bernice Marshall Bernice Marshall   See fewer
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Donald Meek
Professor Birdo Professor Birdo   See fewer
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Connie Gilchrist
Mrs. Diamond Mrs. Diamond   See fewer
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Bonita Granville
Francine Diamond Francine Diamond   See fewer
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Dan Dailey
Ed LeMotte (as Dan Dailey Jr.) Ed LeMotte (as Dan Dailey Jr.)   See fewer
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Andrew Tombes
'Doc' Dunbar 'Doc' Dunbar   See fewer
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Walter Catlett
'Doc' Skelby 'Doc' Skelby   See fewer
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Joseph J. Greene
Mr. Ferderber (as Joseph J. Green) Mr. Ferderber (as Joseph J. Green)   See fewer
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Phil Silvers
Murdock Murdock   See fewer
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Harold Entwistle
Old Man (scenes deleted) Old Man (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Passerby (scenes deleted) Passerby (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Actor (scenes deleted) Actor (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Ralph McCullough
Photographer (scenes deleted) Photographer (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Frank Pharr
Man with Dolls (scenes deleted) Man with Dolls (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
Sheriff (scenes deleted) Sheriff (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Minerva Urecal
Mother of Baby (scenes deleted) Mother of Baby (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Joe Yule
Jerry (scenes deleted) Jerry (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Jessie Arnold
Woman at Carnival (uncredited) Woman at Carnival (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Wagon Driver (uncredited) Wagon Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Polly Bailey
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Belasco
Bearded Lady (uncredited) Bearded Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul E. Burns
Blackie, Banjo Player (uncredited) Blackie, Banjo Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Conway
Actor in Film Scene (uncredited) Actor in Film Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Daley
Second Coach Driver (uncredited) Second Coach Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Webb Dillion
Man at Carnival (uncredited) Man at Carnival (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Farrington
Little Lady Buying Soap (uncredited) Little Lady Buying Soap (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Lehrer
Population Jerry (uncredited) Population Jerry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt McHugh
Coach Driver (uncredited) Coach Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Nicholson
Gypsy (uncredited) Gypsy (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Noisom
Atlas building Elevator Operator (uncredited) Atlas building Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mayta Palmera
Miss Cairo, Side Show Dancer (uncredited) Miss Cairo, Side Show Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Ring
Passerby in Atlas Building (uncredited) Passerby in Atlas Building (uncredited)   See fewer
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Evelyn Selbie
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William Tannen
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Kaaren Verne
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6.4 / 10 | 113 votes