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This is the Life (1935)

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Marshall Neilan had fallen from the top ranks of directors by the time he helmed the Jane Withers vehicle This is the Life, but he still had it in him to deliver a first-rate job. Withers is cast as pint-sized vaudeville artiste Geraldine Revier. Tired of being professionally exploited by her parents (Gloria Roy and Gordon Westcott), Geraldine disguises herself as a boy and runs away from home. While on the road, she teams up with Michael Grant (John McGuire), a fugitive from justice. Naturally, Michael is innocent, and equally naturally, it is Geraldine who proves it. Future "Charlie Chan" Sidney Toler is a riot as blowhard medicine-show entrepreneur Professor Breckenridge.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Comedy , Documentary , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Cast

Jane Withers
as Geraldine 'Jerry' Revier
John McGuire
as Michael Grant
Sidney Toler
as Professor Lafcadio F. Breckenridge
Sally Blane
as Helen Davis
Gloria Roy
as Diane Revier
Gordon Westcott
as Ed Revier
Francis Ford
as Sticky
Emma Dunn
as Mrs. Davis
Dell Henderson
as Chicago Commissioner (uncredited)
Robert Graves
as Chief of Police, San Francisco (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson
as Mr. Walters (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley
as Highway Patrol Officer (uncredited)
Fritzi Brunette
as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Jayne Hovig
as Show Girl (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley
as Dr. Dudley - Sunday School Picnic Minister (uncredited)
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