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Tales of Manhattan

Directed by Julien Duvivier
1943    1h 58m    Not Rated
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
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Cast of Tales of Manhattan
  • Charles BoyerPaul Orman
  • Rita HayworthEthel Halloway
  • Ginger RogersDiane
  • Henry FondaGeorge
  • Charles LaughtonCharles Smith
  • Edward G. RobinsonAvery L. 'Larry' Browne
  • Paul RobesonLuke
  • Ethel WatersEsther
  • Eddie 'Rochester' AndersonRev. Lazarus
  • Thomas MitchellJohn Halloway
  • Eugene PalletteLuther - Orman's butler
  • Cesar RomeroHarry Wilson
  • Gail PatrickEllen - Diane's friend
  • Roland YoungEdgar - Wilson's butler
  • Marion Martin'Squirrel' Grey
  • Elsa LanchesterElsa (Mrs Charles) Smith
  • Victor FrancenArturo Bellini - Symphony conductor
  • George SandersWilliams
  • James GleasonJoe - Mission Aid Society
  • Harry DavenportProf. Lyons
  • J. Carrol NaishBurglar - Robber #1
  • W.C. FieldsProfessor Pufflewhistle
  • Morris AnkrumJudge
  • Frank OrthSecondhand Clothes Dealer (Rogers sequence)
  • Christian RubCello Player (Laughton sequence)
  • James RennieH.R. 'Hank' Bronson (Robinson sequence)
  • Harry Hayden'Soupy' Davis (Robinson sequence)
  • Donald Douglas'Hen 'Henderson (Robinson sequence) (as Don Douglas)
  • Mae MarshMolly (Robinson sequence)
  • Clarence MuseGrandpa (Robeson sequence)
  • George H. ReedChristopher (Robeson sequence)
  • Cordell HickmanLittle Nicodemus (Robeson sequence)
  • Paul Renay'Spud' Johnson (Robinson sequence)
  • Barbara LynnMary (Robinson sequence)
  • Adeline De Walt ReynoldsElsa's Old Mother (Laughton sequence)
  • Helene ReynoldsActress (Boyer sequence)
  • Phil SilversFirst Salesman at Santelli's (uncredited)
  • Marcel DalioSecond Salesman at Sandelli's (uncredited)
  • Margaret DumontMme. Langehanke (uncredited)
  • Rondo HattonParty Guest (uncredited)
  • Blue WashingtonShantytown Man (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
  • Will WrightOld Concertgoer (Laughton sequence) (uncredited)
  • Hazel DohlmanConcertgoer (uncredited)
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