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The Cat's-Paw

The Cat's-Paw(1934)

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Brief Synopsis

Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of winning. Their plan backfires as he wins and embarks upon a reform crusade.

Cast & Crew

Sam Taylor Director
Harold Lloyd Ezekiel Cobb
Una Merkel Petunia "Pet" Pratt
George Barbier Jake Mayo
Grace Bradley Dolores Dace
Alan Dinehart Mayor Ed Morgan
Grant Mitchell "Silk Hat" McGee
Fred Warren Tien Wang
Warren Hymer "Spike" Slattery
James Donlan Red the reporter
Edwin Maxwell District Attorney Neal
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1934 Production Date:  William R. Fraser, General Manager
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Harold Lloyd Corp.
Duration(mins):  100-101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,155    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • The Cat's Paw

    mike 2013-04-07

    The best and most creative movie ever!!! MORE>

  • Politically correct

    Jarrod McDonald 2009-10-24

    First, I found some errors in other reviewers' posts. Harold Lloyd would have influenced Preston Sturges, not the other way around, since this film... MORE>

  • racist and unacceptable

    bob 2009-10-19

    how can you in this day, run a racist film? Cat's Paw is not funny. It is a racist film that demeans the Chinese and Chinese Americans. How dare you... MORE>