The Meanest Man in the World

Category: Comedy
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. Suddenly he's the most popular lawyer in town -- but he could lose his fiancée.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1943-02-12
Run time: 57 minute / 0:57
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Writers: George Seaton, Allan House.
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America


Jack Benny
as Richard Clarke
Priscilla Lane
as Janie Brown
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
as Shufro
Edmund Gwenn
as Frederick P. Leggitt
Matt Briggs
as Arthur Brown
Anne Revere
as Kitty Crockett
Margaret Seddon
as Mrs. Frances H. Leggitt
Helene Reynolds
as Wife
Tom Dugan
as Cop in Park (uncredited)
Tor Johnson
as Vladimir Pulasky (uncredited)
Mae Marsh
as Old Lady (uncredited)
Lyle Talbot
as Bill Potts (uncredited)
Will Wright
as Pawn Shop Owner (uncredited)
Cyril J. Mockridge Music

George Seaton Screenplay

William Perlberg Producer

Sidney Lanfield Director

J. Peverell Marley Cinematography

Robert Bischoff Editor

George M. Cohan Theatre Play
Allan House Screenplay © 2020

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