Jimmy the Gent

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Jimmy the Gent is a 1934 American Pre-Code comedy-crime film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring James Cagney and Bette Davis. It was the first pairing of Cagney and Davis, who would reunite for The Bride Came C.O.D. seven years later. The screenplay... read more
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Jimmy the Gent is a 1934 American Pre-Code comedy-crime film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring James Cagney and Bette Davis. It was the first pairing of Cagney and Davis, who would reunite for The Bride Came C.O.D. seven years later. The screenplay by Bertram Millhauser was based on the story The Heir Chaser by Ray Nazarro and Laird Doyle.

Original Release

03/09/1934

US Release

03/17/1934

Cast

James Cagney Jimmy Corrigan
Bette Davis Joan Martin
Allen Jenkins Lou / Louie
Alan Dinehart Charles Wallingham
Alice White Mabel
Arthur Hohl Joe Rector / Monty Barton
Phillip Reed Ronny Gatson
Hobart Cavanaugh Fake Worthingham
Mayo Methot Gladys Farrell
Renee Whitney Bessie / Bessie - Switchboard Operator
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Curtiz

Writers

Bertram Millhauser, Laird Doyle, Ray Nazarro

Cast

James Cagney Jimmy Corrigan
Bette Davis Joan Martin
Allen Jenkins Lou / Louie
Alan Dinehart Charles Wallingham
Alice White Mabel
Arthur Hohl Joe Rector / Monty Barton
Phillip Reed Ronny Gatson
Hobart Cavanaugh Fake Worthingham
Mayo Methot Gladys Farrell
Renee Whitney Bessie / Bessie - Switchboard Operator
Ralf Harolde Hendrickson
Merna Kennedy Jitters / Jitters - Typist
Joseph Crehan Judge in Murder Trial
Dennis O'Keefe Chester Coote - Wallingham Assistant
Joe Sawyer Mike
Milton Kibbee Johnny
Nora Lane Sarah Posy Barton
Mary Treen Nurse
Robert Warwick Probate Judge Kalsmeyer
Billy West Halley

Producers

Hal B. Wallis Executive Producer
Jack L. Warner Executive Producer
Robert Lord Producer

Editors

Thomas Richards

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