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Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)

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Although claiming to be based on actual cases, this mild crime drama appears to have been derived more from a screenwriter's manual than a police blotter. Newly transferred from robbery to missing persons, glib Butch Saunders (Pat O'Brien) is like the proverbial bull in a china shop at first, but quickly gets the hang of things. In walks pretty Norma Roberts (Bette Davis), claiming to be missing her new husband, whom she accuses of shipping out. Despite being married to nagging Belle (Glenda

Unrated,

Drama, Comedy

Oct 28, 1992

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Terrific, fast-paced pre-Code cynical comedy melodrama.

May 24, 2006
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

So the story's not perfect! But this was a fun programmer, fast-paced and a typical Warner's potboiler of that time period.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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