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Director  Roy Del Ruth
Music by  Frank Marsales
Country  United States
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Comedy
Cinematography  Sol Polito
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Language  English
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Cast  Lee Tracy (Alvin Roberts), Mary Brian (Gladys Price), Dick Powell (Bunny Harmon), Allen Jenkins (Miss Stevens), Ruth Donnelly (Miss Stevens), Emma Dunn (Mrs. Roberts)
Release date  September 10, 1932 (1932-09-10)
Based on  Blessed Event 1932 play  by Manuel Seff and Forrest Wilson
Writer  Howard J. Green (screen play), Forrest Wilson (based on the play: "Blessed Event" by), Manuel Seff (based on the play: "Blessed Event" by)
Similar movies  Thank You for Smoking, Zodiac, Salt, Southland Tales, Jamon Jamon, Never Been Kissed
Tagline  Here it is! The scandalous comedy of a scandal columnist who rose FROM A KEYHOLE TO A NATIONAL INSTITUTION

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Blessed Event is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy-drama film starring Lee Tracy as a newspaper gossip columnist who becomes entangled with a gangster. The Tracy character (Alvin Roberts) was reportedly patterned after Walter Winchell, famous gossip columnist of the era. The film was Dick Powell's film debut.

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Plot summary

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Alvin Roberts (Lee Tracy) feuds with Bunny Harmon (Dick Powell), a singer. Roberts reports on society people who are expecting, i.e. going to have a child. One such report antagonizes a gangster in a delicate situation, who sends over a henchman to threaten him. Roberts manages to turn the tables on the gangster.

Cast

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  • Lee Tracy as Alvin Roberts
  • Mary Brian as Gladys Price
  • Allen Jenkins as Frankie Wells
  • Ruth Donnelly as Miss Stevens
  • Ned Sparks as George Moxley
  • Dick Powell as Bunny Harmon
  • Edwin Maxwell as Sam Goebel
  • Emma Dunn as Mrs. Roberts
  • Isabel Jewell as Dorothy Lane (uncredited)
  • George Chandler as Hanson

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    References

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