Broadway Bill

The Comedy Successor to 'It Happened One Night'

Categories: Comedy, Drama
Tycoon J.L. Higgins controls his whole family, but one of his sons- in-law, Dan Brooks and his daughter Alice are fed up with that. Brooks quits his job as manager of J.L.'s paper box factory and devotes his life to his racing horse Broadway Bill, but his bank- roll is thin and the luck is against him, he is arrested because of $150 he owes somebody for horse food, but suddenly a planed fraud by somebody else seems to offer him a chance...

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1934-11-30
Run time: 104 minute / 1:44
Director: Frank Capra
Writer: Robert Riskin
Production Company : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Warner Baxter
as Dan Brooks
Myrna Loy
as Alice 'Princess' Higgins
Walter Connolly
as J.L. Higgins
Helen Vinson
as Margaret
Douglass Dumbrille
as Eddie Morgan
Raymond Walburn
as Colonel Pettigrew
Lynne Overman
as Happy McGuire
Clarence Muse
as Whitey
Broadway Bill
as Broadway Bill - a Horse
Margaret Hamilton
as Edna
Frankie Darro
as Ted Williams
George Cooper
as Joe
George Meeker
as Henry Early
Jason Robards Sr.
as Arthur Winslow
Ed Tucker
as Jimmy Baker
Edmund Breese
as Presiding Judge
Clara Blandick
as Mrs. Peterson
Irving Bacon
as Hamburger Stand Owner (uncredited)
Lucille Ball
as Blonde Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Stanley Blystone
as Jailer (uncredited)
Ward Bond
as Morgan's Henchman (uncredited)
Sidney Bracey
as Higgins' 2nd Butler (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley
as Morgan's Bookkeeper (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin
as Bettor on Broadway Bill (uncredited)
Gino Corrado
as (uncredited)
Inez Courtney
as Nurse Mae (uncredited)
Kernan Cripps
as Policeman (uncredited)
Helen Flint
as Mrs. Henry Early (uncredited)
Sam Flint
as Racetrack Official (uncredited)
Christian J. Frank
as Sheriff (uncredited)
Gladys Gale
as Head Nurse (uncredited)
Alan Hale
as Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Forrester Harvey
as Bradshaw (uncredited)
Paul Harvey
as James Whitehall (uncredited)
Frank Holliday
as Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
Alfred P. James
as Mel (uncredited)
Charles Lane
as Morgan's Henchman (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie
as Man in Barbershop (uncredited)
John Merton
as Morgan's Henchman (uncredited)
Charles Middleton
as Veterinarian (uncredited)
Helene Millard
as Mrs. Arthur Winslow (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
as (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux
as Morgan's Henchman (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor
as Reporter (uncredited)
Dennis O'Keefe
as (uncredited)
Harry Semels
as Conductor Bettor on Broadway Bill (uncredited)
as Broadway Bill's Rooster (uncredited)
Joan Standing
as Brooks' Phone Operator (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan
as Betting Parlor Operator (uncredited)
Fred Walton
as Butler (uncredited)
Frank Capra Director

Frank Capra Producer

Joseph Walker Director of Photography

Robert Riskin Screenplay

Harry Cohn Producer

Howard Jackson Original Music Composer

Gene Havlick Editor

Jerome Pycha Jr. Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Robert Kalloch Costume Design

Mark Hellinger Story

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