• Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

Ruggles of Red Gap

Release Date: March 8th, 1935

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

In Paris at the dawn of the 20th century, the Earl of Burnstead (Roland Young) accidentally loses his faithful valet, Ruggles (Charles Laughton), to gauche American rancher Egbert Floud (Charlie Ruggles) in a drunken late-night poker game. Resettled in the Wild West town of Red Gap, Washington, Ruggles' proper bearing leads him to become mistaken for a British aristocrat and military hero, to the potential embarrassment of Egbert's snobbish wife, Effie (Mary Boland).

Cast: Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charlie Ruggles, ZaSu Pitts, Roland Young, Leila Hyams, Maude Eburne, Lucien Littlefield

Director: Leo McCarey

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Amusing, Wife, Transformation


Nominated Outstanding Production