Hero for a Day (1939)

Approved | | Drama | 6 October 1939 (USA)
When a night watchman is mistaken for a wealthy college alumnus, his family and friends help him go along with the pretense.

Director:

Harold Young

Writers:

Harold Buchman (screenplay), Matt Taylor (original story "The Old Grad")

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anita Louise ... Sylvia Higgins
Dick Foran ... Brainy Thornton
Charley Grapewin ... Uncle Frank 'Lucky' Higgins
Emma Dunn ... Emmy 'Moms' Dunn
David Holt ... Billy Higgins
Berton Churchill ... E. A. Dow
Samuel S. Hinds ... 'Dutch' Bronson
Richard Lane ... Abbott
Jerry Marlowe Jerry Marlowe ... Fitz
Frances Robinson ... Jean
Dorothy Arnold ... Dorothy
John Gallaudet ... Kelly
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Storyline

When a night watchman is mistaken for a wealthy college alumnus, his family and friends help him go along with the pretense.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Old Grad See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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