Two-Fisted is a 1935 American comedy film directed by James Cruze, written by Sam Hellman, Francis Martin and Eddie Moran, and starring Lee Tracy, Roscoe Karns, Gail Patrick, Kent Taylor, Grace Bradley and Billy Lee. The film was released on October 4, 1935, by Paramount Pictures.[1]

Directed byJames Cruze
Produced byHarold Hurley
Screenplay bySam Hellman
Francis Martin
Eddie Moran
Based onIs Zat So? (play)
by James Gleason
Richard Taber
StarringLee Tracy
Roscoe Karns
Gail Patrick
Kent Taylor
Grace Bradley
Billy Lee
CinematographyHarry Fischbeck
Edited byJames Smith
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 4, 1935 (1935-10-04)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States




T.M.P. of The New York Times said, "Masquerading as Two Fisted in its second cinema reincarnation, "Is Zat So?", the farce by James Gleason and Richard Taber, seems just a trifle too antiquated to merit more than an affectionate pat on the back, so to speak. Coming from the Paramount workshop, it bears the stamp of James Cruze's sprightly direction, but otherwise merely illustrates that what was hilariously comic ten years back is no more than mildly amusing a decade later. Perhaps time and the absence of James Gleason in the role of Hap Hurley are the chief reasons why the new film at the Brooklyn Strand only managed to provoke a few polite laughs from an early audience yesterday."[2]


  1. "Two Fisted (1935) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-07-15.
  2. T.M.P. (1935-10-05). "Movie Review - Two Fisted - At the Brooklyn Strand". Retrieved 2015-07-15.

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