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The Perfect Set-Up (1936)

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Short | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

The City of New York Police Captain Detectives Hewitt tells the story of Alan Saunders, one of the most unusual criminals of our time, in "A Crime Does Not Pay Subject" short.
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Writers
Robert Lees (story and screenplay) | Frederic I. Rinaldo (story and screenplay) (as Fred Rinaldo)
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Updated Feb 1, 1936

Release date
Feb 1, 1936 (United States)

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10 cast members
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Helene Chadwick
Mary (uncredited) Mary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Dudley
Theatre Employee Shooting Victim (uncredited) Theatre Employee Shooting Victim (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
San Francisco Police Detective (uncredited) San Francisco Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mahlon Hamilton
Witness (uncredited) Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Henry
Alan E. Saunders (uncredited) Alan E. Saunders (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Anthony Hughes
Chet (uncredited) Chet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Shannon
Detective Hewitt (uncredited) Detective Hewitt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Taggart
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Tannen
Jim, MGM Crime Reporter (uncredited) Jim, MGM Crime Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
Dave Mayne (uncredited) Dave Mayne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.2 / 10 | 70 votes