The Magnificent Dope

Directed by Walter Lang
1942    83m    Not Rated
6.855%
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson captalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson?
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Cast of The Magnificent Dope
  • Henry FondaThadeus Winship 'Tad' Page
  • Lynn BariClaire Harris
  • Don AmecheDwight Dawson
  • Edward Everett HortonHorace Hunter
  • George BarbierJames Roger Barker
  • Frank OrthMessenger
  • Roseanne MurrayDawson's Secretary
  • Marietta CantyJenny
  • Hobart CavanaughAlbert Gowdy
  • Hal K. DawsonCharlie
  • Josephine WhittellMrs. Hunter
  • Arthur LoftMr. Morton, Fire Engine Salesman
  • Paul StantonPeters
  • Claire Du BreyPeter's Secretary
  • William B. DavidsonMr. Reindel
  • Harry HaydenMitchell
  • Pierre WatkinCarson
  • Bess FlowersBirthday Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Byron FoulgerFifth Man to Leave Class (uncredited)
  • Charles TrowbridgeExamining Doctor (uncredited)
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