Public Hero Number 1

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  • TV-G
  • Genre(s): Crime Drama
  • Release year: 1935
  • Running time: 89 min
Public Hero No. 1 is a black-and-white crime film released in 1935 by MGM. It stars Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, Chester Morris and Joseph Calleia. It was directed by J. Walter Ruben. The film was remade in 1941 as The Get-Away, with Robert Sterling... read more

Public Hero No. 1 is a black-and-white crime film released in 1935 by MGM. It stars Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, Chester Morris and Joseph Calleia. It was directed by J. Walter Ruben. The film was remade in 1941 as The Get-Away, with Robert Sterling taking Chester Morris's role, and Donna Reed replacing Jean Arthur.

Original Release

05/31/1935

US Release

05/31/1935

Cast

Lionel Barrymore Doctor Josiah Glass / Dr. Josiah Glass
Jean Arthur Maria Theresa O'Reilly / Maria Theresa 'Terry' O'Reilly
Chester Morris Jeff Crane
Joseph Calleia Sonny Black / Sonny 'Dinkie' Black
Paul Kelly James Duff / Special Agent James Duff
Lewis Stone Prison Warden
Paul Hurst Rufe Parker
George E. Stone Butch
Sam Baker Mose Jones
Greta Meyer Glass' Housekeeper
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

J. Walter Ruben

Writers

Wells Root, J. Walter Ruben

Cast

Lionel Barrymore Doctor Josiah Glass / Dr. Josiah Glass
Jean Arthur Maria Theresa O'Reilly / Maria Theresa 'Terry' O'Reilly
Chester Morris Jeff Crane
Joseph Calleia Sonny Black / Sonny 'Dinkie' Black
Paul Kelly James Duff / Special Agent James Duff
Lewis Stone Prison Warden
Paul Hurst Rufe Parker
George E. Stone Butch
Sam Baker Mose Jones
Greta Meyer Glass' Housekeeper
John George Short Convict
Brooks Benedict Bar Patron
Ed Brady Convict in Prison
Frank Bruno Extra Leaving Theater
Lane Chandler Train Conductor
Frank Darien Dr. Hale - Plastic Surgeon
James Flavin Flavin - Federal Agent
Harry Geise Convict
Jonathan Hale Prison Board Member
Henry Hall Restaurant Patron

Producers

Editors

Frank Sullivan

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