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The Meanest Man in the World

Directed by Sidney Lanfield
1943    57m    Not Rated
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.
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Cast of The Meanest Man in the World
  • Jack BennyRichard Clarke
  • Priscilla LaneJanie Brown
  • Eddie 'Rochester' AndersonShufro
  • Edmund GwennFrederick P. Leggitt
  • Matt BriggsArthur Brown
  • Anne RevereKitty Crockett
  • Margaret SeddonMrs. Frances H. Leggitt
  • Helene ReynoldsWife
  • Thomas J. DuganCop in Park (uncredited)
  • Tor JohnsonVladimir Pulasky (uncredited)
  • Mae MarshOld Lady (uncredited)
  • Lyle TalbotBill Potts (uncredited)
  • Will WrightPawn Shop Owner (uncredited)
  • Chester CluteLawyer
  • Harry HaydenRealtor
  • Frank OrthBartender
  • Nick StewartElevator Operator
  • Paul E. BurnsFarmer in Traffic Accident
  • Andrew TombesJudge
  • Gladden JamesClerk (uncredited)
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