Penthouse

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Penthouse is a 1933 American Pre-Code crime film starring Warner Baxter as a lawyer and Myrna Loy, as a call girl who helps him with a murder case. It was directed by W. S. Van Dyke and written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, based on a novel by Arthur Somers Roche. read more

Penthouse is a 1933 American Pre-Code crime film starring Warner Baxter as a lawyer and Myrna Loy, as a call girl who helps him with a murder case. It was directed by W. S. Van Dyke and written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, based on a novel by Arthur Somers Roche. The film was later remade as the more sanitized Society Lawyer (1939), without the risqué pre-Code dialogue.

Original Release

09/08/1933

US Release

09/08/1933

Cast

Myrna Loy Gertie Waxted
Warner Baxter Jackson Durant / Jackson 'Jack' Durant
Mae Clarke Mimi Montagne
Phillips Holmes Tom Siddall
Charles Butterworth Layton
C. Henry Gordon Jim Crelliman
Martha Sleeper Sue Leonard
Nat Pendleton Tony Gazotti
George E. Stone Murtoch / Tim Murtoch
Robert Emmett O'Connor Stevens / Police Lt. 'Steve' Stevens
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

W.S. Van Dyke

Writers

Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Arthur Somers Roche

Cast

Myrna Loy Gertie Waxted
Warner Baxter Jackson Durant / Jackson 'Jack' Durant
Mae Clarke Mimi Montagne
Phillips Holmes Tom Siddall
Charles Butterworth Layton
C. Henry Gordon Jim Crelliman
Martha Sleeper Sue Leonard
Nat Pendleton Tony Gazotti
George E. Stone Murtoch / Tim Murtoch
Robert Emmett O'Connor Stevens / Police Lt. 'Steve' Stevens
Raymond Hatton Bodyguard
Arthur Belasco Bodyguard
Theresa Harris Lili - Mimi's Maid
Tom Kennedy Joe - Gazotti's Man
Samuel S. Hinds Stuyvesant - Durant's Law Partner
Lee Phelps Detective
William Stack Rutherford - Durant's Law Partner
William Bailey Maitre D' - Pinnacle Club
Ed Brady Man at Crelliman's Place
Lynton Brent Reporter

Producers

Editors

Robert Kern

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