Riff-Raff (1936)



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Riff-Raff begins riff-raffing when boastful fisherman Dutch (Spencer Tracy) marries down-to-earth cannery worker Hattie (Jean Harlow). Their happiness is marred by Dutch's egomania, which results in the loss of his job and the alienation of his friends. Eventually he deserts Hattie, but she remains in love with him, even going to jail on a theft charge after trying to supply him with money. Reels and reels later, Dutch makes up for his past misdeeds by foiling a plot to sabotage a huge fishing … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Anita Loos, Frances Marion, H.W. Hanemann
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On DVD: Dec 9, 1992



as Hattie

as Dutch Miller

as Nick Appopolis

as "Flytrap"

as Red Belcher

as Speed

as Mrs. McCall

as Lefty

as Markis

as Head Matron

as Fisherman

as Newsreel Cameraman

as Agitator

as Fisherman's Wife

as Moving Man
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Jean Harlow (who gets star billing and is brunette for a change) and Spencer Tracy give tough, energetic performances in this contrived marital melodrama.

Full Review… | December 2, 2010

October 18, 2012

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