Party Wire (1935)

Party Wire is a 1935 drama film starring Jean Arthur and Victor Jory. It was based on the novel of the same name by Bruce Manning. In a small town, an overhead conversation on a telephone party line results in gossip that causes a great deal of trouble for a young woman and a wealthy man.

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When the daughter of the town's leading citizen and a local dairyman have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out of town... (source:


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Full cast list for the movie Party Wire.
Marge Oliver

Matthew Putnam

Helen Lowell
Nettie Putnam

Roy Daniels

Will Oliver

Mathilda Sherman

Irene Sherman

Clara West

Bert West

Tom Sherman

Judge Steven Stephenson

Maidena Armstrong


Herbert Ashley
Townsman at Meeting

Dorothy Bay

Dolly Bevins

Sammy Blum

Edward W. Borman

Paul - Railroad Telegrapher

Earle D. Bunn


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Release Date27 April 1935
Sound MixMono
ColorBlack and White
Film TypeFeature
Film ClassComedy of Manners, Comedy of Errors
Niche GenreComedy Drama
ThemesSmall-Town Life
TonesSatirical, Biting, Ironic, Humorous

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