Off the Record (film)

Off the Record is a 1939 American drama film directed by James Flood and written by Niven Busch, Lawrence Kimble and Earl Baldwin. The film stars Pat O'Brien, Joan Blondell, Bobby Jordan, Alan Baxter, William B. Davidson and Morgan Conway. The film was released by Warner Bros. on January 21, 1939.[1][2][3]

Off the Record
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames Flood
Screenplay byNiven Busch
Lawrence Kimble
Earl Baldwin
Story bySaul Elkins
Sally Sandlin
StarringPat O'Brien
Joan Blondell
Bobby Jordan
Alan Baxter
William B. Davidson
Morgan Conway
Music byAdolph Deutsch
CinematographyCharles Rosher
Edited byThomas Richards
Production
company
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • January 21, 1939 (1939-01-21)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Plot

Two newspaper reporters, Thomas "Breezy" Elliott and Jane Morgan, inadvertently send a boy named Mickey Fallon to reform school after they write an expose of the illegal slot-machine racket the boy was a spotter for. Guilt-ridden, Jane convinces Breezy that they should marry in order to adopt Mickey so they can get him out of reform school.

Cast

References

  1. "Off the Record (1939) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-09-02.
  2. Nugent, Frank S. (1939-02-18). "Movie Review - Off the Record - THE SCREEN; Dumas's 'Three Musketeers' Falls Afoul the Ritzes at the Roxy-'Off the Record' at the Strand". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-09-02.
  3. "Off the Record". Afi.com. 1939-01-21. Retrieved 2015-09-02.
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