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Manpower (1941)

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104 min | Comedy, Drama

Two friends, who are members of a road crew employed by a Los Angeles power company, battle the elements to restore electrical power and trade punches over the same woman.
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Director
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Richard Macaulay (original screenplay) | Jerry Wald (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
Ernest Haller (as Ernie Haller)
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Updated Aug 9, 1941

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Aug 9, 1941 (United States)

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