Life Begins at 40 (1935)

Life Begins at 40


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A best-selling nonfictional book of the 1920s provided the title for this Will Rogers vehicle. Rogers plays a small town newspaper editor who prints all the news that fits his own homespun view of the world. Against the wishes of the town higher-ups, Rogers tries to clear the name of Richard Cromwell, a young man accused of a long-ago bank robbery. Along the way, the genial editor smooths the path of romance between Cromwell and sweet Rochelle Hudson. Life Begins at 40 contains some great bits … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Dudley Nichols, Lamar Trotti, William Conselman
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On DVD: Jul 25, 2006



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as Lee Austin

as Adele Anderson

as Ida Harris

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as Joe Abercrombie

as `Pappy' Smithers

as Tom Cotton

as Wally Stevens

as Mrs. Cotton

as Charles Beagle

as Townsman

as Storekeeper

as Simonds, Salesman

as Bank Teller

as Townswoman

as Mrs. T. Watterson Me...

as Sheriff

as Meriwether Child

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as Meriwether Child

as Meriwether Child

as Meriwether Child

as Drug Clerk

as Steven's Henchman

as Abercrombie's Maid

as Peg-Leg Man

as Hog Caller

as Abercrombie's Friend

as Abercrombie's Friend

as Abercrombie's Friend

as Rural Character

as Rural Character
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Will Rogers, one of the best in his time stars in this one. A movie you want to own or rent. A lot of great scenarios in this film, one of Wills best of the best. How can you not like Will Rogers in this one as the Lawyer trying to free a young man from a Bank Robbery he did not commit....

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