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Ruggles Of Red Gap

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Tookey's Rating
5 /10
Average Rating
7.80 /10
Charles Laughton , Mary Boland , Charles Ruggles
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Directed by: Leo McCarey
Written by: Walter de Leon, Harlan Thompson, Humphrey Pearson from Harry Leon Wilson's novel

Released: 1935
Origin: US
Colour: BW
Length: 90

An Englishman (Roland Young) loses his deferential valet (Charles Laughton, pictured centre) in a poker game, to a rich American couple (Mary Boland and Charlie Ruggles), who take him to America. Here, he discovers that all men are created equal.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Fish-out-of-water comedy which is beautifully acted, but oozes sentiment and American self-congratulation in a most unbecoming manner.

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