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Behind the Eight Ball (1942)

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60 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery

The members of a summer theater group get mixed up with spies and murder.
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Writers
Stanley Roberts (original story "Off the Beaten Path") (screenplay) | Mel Ronson (screenplay)
Cinematographer
George Robinson (photography)
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Updated Dec 4, 1942

Release date
Dec 4, 1942 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Al Ritz
Al Jester Al Jester   See fewer
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Jimmy Ritz
Jimmy Jester Jimmy Jester   See fewer
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Harry Ritz
Harry Jester Harry Jester   See fewer
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Carol Bruce
Joan Barry Joan Barry   See fewer
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Dick Foran
Bill Edwards Bill Edwards   See fewer
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William Demarest
McKenzie McKenzie   See fewer
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Richard Davies
Clay Martin Clay Martin   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
Harry B. Kemp Harry B. Kemp   See fewer
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Vinton Hayworth
Bobby Leonard (as Jack Arnold) Bobby Leonard (as Jack Arnold)   See fewer
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Sonny Dunham
Orchestra Leader (as Sonny Durham and His Orchestra) Orchestra Leader (as Sonny Durham and His Orchestra)   See fewer
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The Ritz Brothers
Al Jester, Jimmy Jester, Harry Jester Al Jester, Jimmy Jester, Harry Jester   See fewer
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Robert Barron
Second Thug (uncredited) Second Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Belfer
Wally Raymond (uncredited) Wally Raymond (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Berkes
The Bearded Man (uncredited) The Bearded Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Cabanne
Young Man (uncredited) Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Coke
Grandson (uncredited) Grandson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanor Counts
Cigarette Girl (uncredited) Cigarette Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Cowan
Debutante (uncredited) Debutante (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Officer Doyle (uncredited) Officer Doyle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roland Dupree
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Hall
Grandpa (uncredited) Grandpa (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Kellogg
Band Vocalist (uncredited) Band Vocalist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Kelly
Hank - the Stagehand (uncredited) Hank - the Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Thug (uncredited) Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Lee
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Lynn
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Husband (uncredited) Husband (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Ruhl
Officer Ruhl (uncredited) Officer Ruhl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Simpson
Third Thug (uncredited) Third Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack C. Smith
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claire Whitney
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke York
First Thug (uncredited) First Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 34 votes