Alias the Deacon (1940 film)

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Alias the Deacon
Alias the Deacon poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Christy Cabanne
Screenplay by Nat Perrin
Charles Grayson
Based on
The Deacon
  • John B. Hymer
  • LeRoy Clemens
Produced byBen Pivar
Starring Bob Burns
Mischa Auer
Peggy Moran
Dennis O'Keefe
Edward Brophy
Thurston Hall
Spencer Charters
Jack Carson
Guinn "Big Boy" Williams
Cinematography Stanley Cortez
Edited by Milton Carruth
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • May 17, 1940 (1940-05-17)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States

Alias the Deacon is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Christy Cabanne and written by Nat Perrin and Charles Grayson. It is based on the 1925 play The Deacon by John B. Hymer and LeRoy Clemens. The film stars Bob Burns, Mischa Auer, Peggy Moran, Dennis O'Keefe, Edward Brophy, Thurston Hall, Spencer Charters, Jack Carson and Guinn "Big Boy" Williams. The film was released on May 17, 1940, by Universal Pictures. [1] [2] [3]



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