The Whole Town's Talking Poster

Release Date: December 24th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Clerk Arthur Jones (Edward G. Robinson) lives a dull life until someone realizes that he looks like gangster "Killer" Mannion (also Robinson). After Jones is brought in by the police and his identity is verified, he is given a note to assuage any other suspicious policeman. Jones is hired by a newspaper to write about Mannion and starts dating Wilhelmina Clark (Jean Arthur). However, when Jones returns home one night, Mannion is waiting and demands the note so that he can roam freely.

Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, Wallace Ford, Arthur Byron, Donald Meek, Paul Harvey, Edward Brophy

Director: John Ford

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Love interest, Madcap, Police station, Witty, Escape, Office, 1930s, Love