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The Cat’s Paw

Director: Sam Taylor

Genre: Comedy

Year: 1934

Running time: 102 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Harold Lloyd, Janus FIlms

Cast: Harold Lloyd, Una Merkel, George Barbier, Nat Pendleton, Grace Bradley

Born to an American missionary in China, Harold comes back to the USA as a total innocent and finds himself accidentally involved in a ferocious war between local Chinese tongs. The town politicians see him a perfect tool and he is persuaded to run for Mayor. They think he will be putty in their hands but, in a complete turnaround at the end, he proves to be quite the contrary.


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