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Easy to Take (1936)

In this comedy, Uncle Rodney, the host of a kiddie show, finds himself assuming guardianship of a bratty lad at the behest of his radio station, which thinks it would boost ratings. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Glenn Tryon

Writers:

Wayne Kolbourne (story), Virginia Van Upp (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marsha Hunt ... Donna Westlake
John Howard ... Rodney Garfield
Eugene Pallette ... Dr. Reginald Kraft aka Doc
Richard Carle ... Attorney Olney
Douglas Scott ... Wilbur Wentworth Westlake
Robert Greig ... Judd - Butler
Jan Duggan ... Miss Higgie
Marilyn Knowlden ... Gwen Ferry
Josephine Whittell ... Mrs. Ferry
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer ... Alfred Bottle (as Carl Switzer)
Charles Lane ... Skip - Reporter (as Charles Levinson)
Billy Lee ... Bill Ardmore Jr.
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Ruth Mary Ruth ... Child Pianist (as Mary Ruth Kizziar)
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Storyline

In this comedy, Uncle Rodney, the host of a kiddie show, finds himself assuming guardianship of a bratty lad at the behest of his radio station, which thinks it would boost ratings. The host is also to become trustee of the boy's estate. When the host meets the boys lovely big sister, he is elated. But nothing is so easy as it looks. Written by larry41onebay

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Right in Your Lap See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Heart of the West
(uncredited)
Written by Sam Coslow and Victor Young
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