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I'll Give a Million is a 1938 American drama film directed by Walter Lang.

Plot

Louie, a tramp (Peter Lorre) saved from suicide. A bet. And a million to be given to a tramp. So, a lot of tramps try to get the million, and under all of them there is the millionaire Tony Newlander (Warner Baxter), that wanted to give away the million. A woman is always involved. So Jean Hofmann (Marjorie Weaver) is finally asked to marry Newlander. And he puts it as a condition: if she marries him, he donates the Million to the poor of the city. During the ceremony, where rich and poor are sitting together, some of them are strangely scratching themselves.

Cast

  • Warner Baxter as Tony Newlander
  • Marjorie Weaver as Jean Hofmann
  • Peter Lorre as Louie 'The Dope' Monteau
  • Jean Hersholt as Victor
  • John Carradine as Kopelpeck
  • J. Edward Bromberg as Editor
  • Lynn Bari as Cecelia
  • Fritz Feld as Max Primerose
  • Sig Ruman as Anatole Primerose
  • Christian Rub as Commissionaire
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