American Madness
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American Madness
Bank president Thomas Dickson (Walter Huston) has instituted a lending policy that shows great faith in ordinary people but which also irritates his board of directors, as does his claim that an increased money supply will help end the Depression. Elsewhere in the bank, criminal Dude Finlay (Robert Ellis) has coerced head cashier Cluett (Gavin Gordon) into cooperating with a robbery by threatening to reveal Cluett as a habitual gambler. Dickson's neglected wife Phyllis (Kay Johnson), upset that Thomas has forgotten their anniversary, agrees to go out with Cluett, but they're spotted by… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though preachy, Capra's film zips along at breakneck speed and always pleases."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Early Capra has the extra bonus of documenting its time."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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