Slim (1937)





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Making his debut with Warner Brothers, Henry Fonda plays an apprentice high-voltage lineman working with the no-nonsense, but very experienced Pat O'Brien. Stringing up the high-tension electrical wires on tall metal towers is dangerous work, but from the moment he sees the linemen at work, farm boy Slim (Fonda) knows that this is the job for him. He convinces crew-boss Red Blayd (O'Brien) of this and after heavy-duty training, and the overcoming of a few fears, he starts to work. Tensions arise when Fonda falls in love with Blayd's gal Cally (Margaret Lindsey). Much of the plot was drawn from Tiger Shark (1932).
Classics , Drama
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Henry Fonda
as Slim Kincaid
Pat O'Brien
as Red Blayd
Stuart Erwin
as Clarence `Stumpy' Stump
Jane Wyman
as Stumpy's Girl
Craig Reynolds
as Gambler
Alonzo Price
as Gambler
Tom Wilson
as Gambler
George Lloyd
as Gambler
Joe Sawyer
as Wilcox
James Robbins
as Braithwaite
John Litel
as Wyatt Ranstead
Harland Tucker
as Garretson
Joe King
as Steve
Maidel Turner
as Mrs. Johnson
Max Wagner
as Griff
Walter Miller
as Jim Vincent
Cliff Saum
as Reel Boss
Herbert Heywood
as Timekeeper
Edwin Maxwell
as Corton
Brenda Sue Fowler
as Miss Ferredice
John Harron
as Workman
Henry Otho
as Workman
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