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Roman Scandals (1933)

Roman Scandals




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In this musical comedy, Eddie Cantor dreams he's back in ancient Rome and a food-taster slave for the wicked Emperor Valerius. He tries to reveal Valerius as an imposter fraud and gets involved in a wild chariot chase. There are plenty of musical numbers, many including the lovely Goldwyn Girls.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
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Written By: William Anthony McGuire, George Oppenheimer, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin
United Artists


Eddie Cantor
as Eddie/Oedipus
Gloria Stuart
as Princess Sylvia
David Manners
as Josephus
Verree Teasdale
as Empress Agrippa
Veree Teasdale
as Empress Agrippa
Edward Arnold
as Emperor Valerius
Alan Mowbray
as Majordomo
Grace Poggi
as Slave Dancer
Willard Robertson
as Warren F. Cooper
Harry Holman
as Mayor of West Rome
Lee Kohlmar
as Storekeeper
Stanley Fields
as Slave Auctioneer
Charles C. Wilson
as Police Chief Pratt
Duke York
as Soldier
William Wagner
as Slave Buyer
Louise Carver
as Lady Slave Bidder
Francis Ford
as Citizen
Leo Willis
as Torturer
Frank S. Hagney
as Lucius Aide
Michael Mark
as Assistant Cook
John Ince
as Senator
Jane Darwell
as Beauty Salon Manager
Billy Barty
as Little Eddie
Aileen Riggin
as Slave Dancer
Mary Lange
as Slave Girl
Vivian Keefer
as Slave Girl
Barbara Pepper
as Slave Girl
Clarence H. Wilson
as Buggs, museum keeper
Lucille Ball
as Slave Girl
Florence Wilson
as Slave Market Soloist
Genevieve Irwin
as Slave Market Soloist
Dolly Bell
as Slave Market Soloist
Jane Hamilton
as Goldwyn Girl
Gigi Parrish
as Goldwyn Girl
Bonnie Bannon
as Goldwyn Girl
Charles Wilson
as Police Chief Pratt
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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New York Times
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Chicago Reader
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The sewing of contemporary gags in the Roman setting makes for fertile humor

July 21, 2006

First-rate Eddie Cantor vehicle with terrific Busby Berkeley production numbers.

February 10, 2005
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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