The Chief (1933) is a comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and starring Joe E. Brown, Thelma Todd, and Noah Beery. The film is about a man who is mistaken for a Native American chief and is forced to live with a tribe of Indians. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.

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The Chief (1933)

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The Chief (1933) is a comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and starring Joe E. Brown, Thelma Todd, and Noah Beery. The film is about a man who is mistaken for a Native American chief and is forced to live with a tribe of Indians. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Cast
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Ed Wynn

Henry Summers aka The Perfect Fool
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Charles 'Chic' Sale

Uncle Joe
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Dorothy Mackaill

Dixie Dean
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William 'Stage' Boyd

Dan 'Danny' O'Rourke (as William Boyd)
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Effie Ellsler

Ma Summers
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C. Henry Gordon

Paul Clayton
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Mickey Rooney

Willie, Boy Throwing Firecracker
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Bradley Page

Dapper Dan
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Purnell Pratt

Al Morgan (as Purnell B. Pratt)
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George Givot

Greek Clothing Merchant
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Tom Wilson

Blink, a Henchman
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Nat Pendleton

Big Mike, a Henchman
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Bob Perry

Frank, a Henchman
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Luis Alberni

Man at Alderman Meeting (uncredited)
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Jack Baxley

Gussie, Assistant Ringmaster (uncredited)
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Heinie Conklin

Man Dropping Coin in Hat (uncredited)
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George Ernest

Boy at Circus (uncredited)
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Jim Farley

Arresting Policeman (uncredited)
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Frank Hagney

Fireman (uncredited)
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Eddie Hart

Sam, a Henchman (uncredited)
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Al Hill

Henchman Who Gets Kicked (uncredited)
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Tenen Holtz

Bald Henchman at Cabin (uncredited)
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Arthur Hoyt

Man at Alderman Meeting (uncredited)
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Wilbur Mack

Man at Alderman Meeting (uncredited)
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George Magrill

Fireman (uncredited)
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Sam McDaniel

Bootblack (uncredited)
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Tom McGuire

Fire Captain (uncredited)
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Graham McNamee

Self - Radio Announcer and Bandleader (uncredited)
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Greta Meyer

Little Heinie's Mother (uncredited)
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Frank O'Connor

Customer Wanting Hat (uncredited)
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Lee Phelps

Tim, a Man Watching Fire (uncredited)
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Syd Saylor

Scared Man Against Lamppost (uncredited)
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Jackie Searl

Little Heinie in Hat Department (uncredited)
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Charles Sellon

Fire Chief at Statue Unveiling (uncredited)
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John Sheehan

Charlie, a Streetcleaner (uncredited)
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Carl Stockdale

City Editor (uncredited)
Crew
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Charles Reisner

Director
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Arthur Caesar

Writer
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Robert E. Hopkins

Writer
Disc Releases
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The Chief

(DVD)

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