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They Gave Him a Gun

Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
1937    1h 34m    Not Rated
Crime, Drama, Romance,
Jimmy is drafted and ends up in Fred's troop on his way to Europe. Jimmy becomes vicious with his gun, wins a medal, and weds Fred's nurse girlfriend, Rose. Back home years later, Rose discovers Jimmy is a gangster, has him arrested, and finds a job in Fred's circus as Jimmy escapes, determined to kill Fred.
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Cast of They Gave Him a Gun
  • Spencer TracyFred P. Willis
  • Gladys GeorgeRose Duffy
  • Franchot ToneJames 'Jimmy' Davis
  • Edgar DearingSgt. Meadowlark
  • Mary TreenSaxe
  • Cliff EdwardsLaro
  • Charles TrowbridgeJudge
  • Ernie AlexanderAdmiring Soldier (uncredited)
  • Hooper AtchleyArmy Doctor (uncredited)
  • Irving BaconTall Soldier (uncredited)
  • Ward BondMP (uncredited)
  • Eugene BordenFrench Captain Pinning Medals (uncredited)
  • Ralph ByrdWounded Soldier (uncredited)
  • Thomas CarrAide (uncredited)
  • George ChandlerTaxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Albert D'ArnoGerman Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • Edgar EdwardsCpl. Butler (uncredited)
  • Jerry FletcherSoldier (uncredited)
  • Gavin GordonArmy Captain (uncredited)
  • Lew KellyTurnkey (uncredited)
  • Karl 'Karchy' KosiczkyBit Part (uncredited)
  • Nita KrebsBit Part (uncredited)
  • Jimmie LucasTubby (uncredited)
  • George MagrillSoldier (uncredited)
  • Ralph MaloneSoldier (uncredited)
  • Frank MarloweSoldier (uncredited)
  • Alphonse MartellFrench Captain (uncredited)
  • Horace McMahonPrison Inmate (uncredited)
  • Walter MillerArmy Captain (uncredited)
  • Frank MoranGangster in Court (uncredited)
  • Jack MurphyHick Boy (uncredited)
  • Frank O'ConnorBailiff (uncredited)
  • Richard ParkerGerman Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • William PawleyGangster in Court (uncredited)
  • Steve PendletonSoldier (uncredited)
  • Nita PikeZigzag - French Girl (uncredited)
  • John QuillanSoldier (uncredited)
  • Joe SawyerDoyle - Gangster (uncredited)
  • Charles SherlockSoldier (uncredited)
  • Milburn StoneDefense Attorney (uncredited)
  • Frank SullyComedy Soldier (uncredited)
  • Jack TornekGerman Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • George TurnerGerman Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • Harry TylerShooting Gallery Attendant (uncredited)
  • Walter VoeglerGerman Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • Emmett VoganProsecuting Attorney (uncredited)
  • Wilhelm von BrinckenGerman Captain (uncredited)
  • Carl VossGerman Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • Dick WesselGerman Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • Ernest WhitmanRoustabout (uncredited)
  • Joan WoodburyToto - French Girl (uncredited)
  • Duke YorkSourpuss Soldier (uncredited)
  • Robert GravesFrench General (uncredited)
  • Frank BrunoGangster in Court (uncredited)
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