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Broadway Limited Details


Two of Hal Roach's short-subject stalwarts, Patsy Kelly and ZaSu Pitts, are teamed in the Roach-produced feature Broadway Limited. The whole story unfolds on a Chicago-to-Manhattan express train; among the passengers are Hollywood starlet April (Marjorie Woodworth), her producer Ivan (Leonid Kinskey) and her wisecracking secretary Patsy (Kelly). Hoping to stir up publicity for April, Patsy and Ivan conspire to adopt a baby for their client. Trouble is, the authorities are convinced that the child has been kidnapped, causing no end of trouble for such innocent bystanders as engineer Mike (Victor McLaglen), bookish young doctor Harvey North (Dennis O'Keefe) and garrulous clubwoman Myra (Pitts). The film is stolen by infant performer Gay Ellen Dakins, who spends most of her scenes smiling at the camera, oblivious of the adult slapstickery. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Victor McLaglen
as Mike
Dennis O'Keefe
as Dr. Harvey North
Patsy Kelly
as Patsy
ZaSu Pitts
as Myra
Leonid Kinskey
as Ivan
George E. Stone
as Lefty
Charles Wilson
as Detective
John Sheehan
as Conductor
Edgar Edwards
as State Trouper
Eric Alden
as State Trooper
Sam McDaniel
as Bartender


Hal Roach
Rian James
Henry Sharp
Marvin Hatley
Musical Direction/Supervision
Bert Jordan