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The Gladiator / Wide Open Faces

1938 Rated NR 2hr 13m

In this duo of classic comedies from the 1930s, funnyman Joe E. Brown shows off his unique slapstick style -- and gets in way over his head in some sticky situations -- as an overeager athlete and a naïve soda jerk. In The Gladiator, Brown portrays a college student who goes to laughable lengths to become a sports star and impress his football-hero dad. Wide Open Faces features Brown as a simple soda-fountain boy who gets mixed up with the mob.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew information.