Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) Image
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Summary: A stuffy British butler, Marmaduke Ruggles, is traded in a poker game from an English Duke to a wealthy and rowdy American, Egbert Floud. Ruggles' new home is Red Gap, Washington, where he is introduced by Egbert as "Colonel" Ruggles. The town ladies are quite taken by the sophisticated servant in disguise as he enamors them with fictitious stories of battles gone by. Ruggles proves his newfound patriotism in one of the best scenes of the film, his recitation of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in the Silver Dollar Saloon. The dream of freedom leads him to open his own restaurant, where one of his first customers is the Duke who has come to reclaim his former servant. Supporting performances by ZaSu Pitts and Mary Boland add to the popularity of this charming, light-hearted classic. (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Runtime: 90 min
Production: Paramount Pictures
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Leo McCarey Director
Writer Credit
Harlan Thompson Screenplay
Harry Leon Wilson Novel "Ruggles Of Red Gap"
Humphrey Pearson Adaptation
Walter DeLeon Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Charles Laughton Ruggles
Charles Ruggles Egbert Floud
Mary Boland Effie Floud
Cast Credit
Alyce Ardell Lisette - French Maid
Augusta Anderson Mrs. Wallaby
Clarence Wilson Jake Henshaw
Dell Henderson Sam
Ernie Adams Dishwasher
James Burke Jeff Tuttle
Leila Hyams Nell Kenner
Leota Lorraine Mrs. Belknap-Jackson
Lucien Littlefield Charles Belknap-Jackson
Maude Eburne 'Ma' Pettingill
Roland Young Earl Of Burnstead
Zasu Pitts Mrs. Judson
Producer Credit
Arthur Hornblow Jr. Producer
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