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Director  Mervyn LeRoy
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

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Language  English
Broadminded (film) movie poster
Release date  August 1, 1931 (1931-08-01) (USA)
Writer  Bert Kalmar (by), Harry Ruby (by)

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Broadminded is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Joe E. Brown.

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Plot

Brown plays Ossie, a New York City playboy sent to California to straighten himself out. He and his cousin, while driving west, pay too much attention to a sedan full of college girls and rear end a car driven by Pancho Arango (Bela Lugosi). The cousins make it to Hollywood where Brown falls in love with Lugosi's daughter.

Cast

  • Joe E. Brown - Ossie Simpson
  • Ona Munson - Constance Palmer
  • William Collier Jr. - Jack Hackett
  • Marjorie White - Penny Packer
  • Holmes Herbert - John J. Hackett Sr.
  • Margaret Livingston - Mabel Robinson
  • Thelma Todd - Gertie Gardner
  • Bela Lugosi - Pancho Arango
  • Production

    Filming took place in March, 1931. The movie was made a few months after Lugosi's hit Dracula was released. Lugosi still used his stare in this film, this time with comedic effect, and looks like he was enjoying himself.

    References

    Broadminded (film) Wikipedia
    Broadminded (film) IMDb Broadminded (film) themoviedb.org


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