The Whole Town's Talking

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John Ford directs this five-star classic starring Edward G. Robinson and Jean Arthur. Robinson plays Arthur Jones, a meek clerk who finds that he's the physical double of the nation's Public Enemy Number One. When the dangerous murderer (also played... read more
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John Ford directs this five-star classic starring Edward G. Robinson and Jean Arthur. Robinson plays Arthur Jones, a meek clerk who finds that he's the physical double of the nation's Public Enemy Number One. When the dangerous murderer (also played by Robinson) kidnaps Jones' girlfriend, Jones gathers the courage to capture the outlaw and propose to his girl.

Original Release

02/22/1935

US Release

02/22/1935

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Cast

Edward G. Robinson Killer Manion / Arthur Ferguson Jones / Arthur Ferguson 'Jonesy' Jones / 'Killer' Mannion
Jean Arthur Miss Wilhelmina Clark / Wilhelmina 'Bill' Clark
Arthur Hohl Detective Sergeant Boyle / Det. Sgt. Michael F. Boyle
James Donlan Detective Sergeant Howe / Detective Sergeant Patrick J. Howe
Arthur Byron Spencer
Wallace Ford Healy
Donald Meek Hoyt
Etienne Girardot Seaver
Edward Brophy 'Slugs' Martin
Paul Harvey 'J.G.' Carpenter
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Ford

Writers

Jo Swerling, Robert Riskin, W.R. Burnett

Cast

Edward G. Robinson Killer Manion / Arthur Ferguson Jones / Arthur Ferguson 'Jonesy' Jones / 'Killer' Mannion
Jean Arthur Miss Wilhelmina Clark / Wilhelmina 'Bill' Clark
Arthur Hohl Detective Sergeant Boyle / Det. Sgt. Michael F. Boyle
James Donlan Detective Sergeant Howe / Detective Sergeant Patrick J. Howe
Arthur Byron Spencer
Wallace Ford Healy
Donald Meek Hoyt
Etienne Girardot Seaver
Edward Brophy 'Slugs' Martin
Paul Harvey 'J.G.' Carpenter
J. Farrell MacDonald Prison Warden
Lucille Ball Bank Employee
Francis Ford Newspaper Reporter at Dock
Frank Sheridan Russell - Prison Official
Bess Flowers Miss Gower - Secretary
Joe Sawyer Nick - Mannion's Henchman
Harry Abrahams Convict
Ernie Adams Reporter
Carmen Andre Clerk
Chester A. Bachman Policeman

Producers

Editors

Viola Lawrence

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