The Cat's-Paw

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  • G
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1934
  • Running time: 102 min
Born to an American missionary in China, Harold comes back to the USA as a total innocent and finds himself accidentally involved in a ferocious war between local Chinese tongs. The town politicians see him a perfect tool and he is persuaded to run for Mayor. read more

Born to an American missionary in China, Harold comes back to the USA as a total innocent and finds himself accidentally involved in a ferocious war between local Chinese tongs. The town politicians see him a perfect tool and he is persuaded to run for Mayor. They think he will be putty in their hands but, in a complete turnaround at the end, he proves to be quite the contrary.

Original Release

08/07/1934

US Release

08/07/1934

Cast

Harold Lloyd Ezekiel Cobb
Una Merkel Pet Pratt / Petunia Pratt / Cobb
George Barbier Jake Mayo
Nat Pendleton Strozzi
Grace Bradley Dolores Doce
Alan Dinehart Mayor Ed Morgan
Grant Mitchell Silk Hat McGee / Silk Hot McGee
John George Gangster
Samuel Adams Irish Cop
Ernie Alexander Pedestrian Who Explains About Radio
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sam Taylor, Harold Lloyd

Writers

Sam Taylor, Clyde Bruckman, Clarence Budington Kelland

Cast

Harold Lloyd Ezekiel Cobb
Una Merkel Pet Pratt / Petunia Pratt / Cobb
George Barbier Jake Mayo
Nat Pendleton Strozzi
Grace Bradley Dolores Doce
Alan Dinehart Mayor Ed Morgan
Grant Mitchell Silk Hat McGee / Silk Hot McGee
John George Gangster
Samuel Adams Irish Cop
Ernie Alexander Pedestrian Who Explains About Radio
Brooks Benedict Nightclub Patron
Chief John Big Tree Chinese Guards
Herman Bing German-Speaking Gangster
Billy Bletcher Reporter
Eddie Boland Photographer
Sidney Bracey Boarder
James Bradbury Jr. Gangster
Don Brodie Gangster
James Burke Gargan
Frederick Burt Keen Lung

Producers

Suzanne Lloyd Hayes Executive Producer
Harold Lloyd Executive Producer
Jeffrey Vance Producer

Editors

Bernard W. Burton

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