The Mystery Man (1935)





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This peppy Monogram meller stars Robert Armstrong as a big-city newspaper reporter. After getting a bonus, Armstrong over-celebrates and wakes up in faraway St. Louis without a penny to his name. He finagles passing-stranger Maxine Doyle into posing as his wife so that he'll be able to get a hotel room. While thus occupied, Armstrong finds time to solve a local mystery and secure another bonus that will enable him to marry Doyle for real. Mystery Man was directed by Leo McCarey's kid brother Raymond, a veteran of the Hal Roach and Columbia 2-reel comedy factories.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Mystery & Suspense
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Robert Armstrong
as Larry Doyle
Maxine Doyle
as Anne Ogilvie
James Burke
as Managing Editor Marvin
Henry Kolker
as Ellwyn A. 'Jo-Jo' Jonas
Guy Usher
as District Attorney
Sam Lufkin
as Weeks
Dell Henderson
as Hotel Manager
Norman Houston
as T. Fulton Whistler
Otto H. Fries
as Nate, Pawnbroker
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Directed in a lively manner by Leo's kid brother Ray McCarey.

Full Review… | June 17, 2016
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An acceptable program picture, nothing more and nothing less.

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