Five of a Kind

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1938
  • Running time: 85 min
Five of a Kind is a 1938 American comedy film directed by Herbert I. Leeds and written by Lou Breslow and John Patrick. The film stars Jean Hersholt, Claire Trevor, Cesar Romero, Slim Summerville, Henry Wilcoxon and Inez Courtney. read more

Five of a Kind is a 1938 American comedy film directed by Herbert I. Leeds and written by Lou Breslow and John Patrick. The film stars Jean Hersholt, Claire Trevor, Cesar Romero, Slim Summerville, Henry Wilcoxon and Inez Courtney. The film was released on October 14, 1938, by 20th Century Fox. The film follows the escalating rivalry between radio journalists Duke Lester (Romero) and Christine Nelson (Trevor) that culminates in a competition to cover the exploits the famous Canadian quintuplets, the Waytts, played by the Dionne quintuplets.

Original Release

10/14/1938

US Release

10/14/1938

Cast

Jean Hersholt Dr. John Luke
Claire Trevor Christine Nelson
Cesar Romero Duke Lester
Slim Summerville Jim Ogden / Constable Jim Ogden
Henry Wilcoxon Dr. Scott Williams
The Dionne Quintuplets The Wyatt Quintuplets
Inez Courtney Libby Long
John Qualen Asa Wyatt
Jane Darwell Mrs. Waldron / Nurse Waldron
Pauline Moore Elinor Kingsley
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Herbert I. Leeds

Writers

Lou Breslow, John Patrick

Cast

Jean Hersholt Dr. John Luke
Claire Trevor Christine Nelson
Cesar Romero Duke Lester
Slim Summerville Jim Ogden / Constable Jim Ogden
Henry Wilcoxon Dr. Scott Williams
The Dionne Quintuplets The Wyatt Quintuplets
Inez Courtney Libby Long
John Qualen Asa Wyatt
Jane Darwell Mrs. Waldron / Nurse Waldron
Pauline Moore Elinor Kingsley
Andrew Tombes Dr. Bruno
Spencer Charters Rev. Matthew Brand
Johnny Russell Dickie / Dickie Post
Yvonne Dionne Yvette - a Wyatt Quintuplet / Yvonne, a Wyatt Quintuplet
Cecile Dionne Cecile - a Wyatt Quintuplet / Cécile, a Wyatt Quintuplet
Marie Dionne Marie - a Wyatt Quintuplet / Marie, a Wyatt Quintuplet
Annette Dionne Annette - a Wyatt Quintuplet / Annette, a Wyatt Quintuplet
David Torrence Sir Basil Crawford
Marion Byron Nurse Corday
Hamilton MacFadden Andrew Gordon

Producers

Sol M. Wurtzel Executive Producer

Editors

Fred Allen

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