Mad Wednesday (1951) - Rotten Tomatoes

Mad Wednesday (1951)





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Harold Lloyd's a fired clerk who goes on a spree in this Preston Sturges farce. Miss Otis: Frances Ramsden. Wormy: Jimmy Conlin. Waggleberry: Raymond Walburn. Flora: Margaret Hamilton. Smoke: Jack Norton. Franklin: Franklin Pangborn. Wild Bill Hitchcock: Al Bridge. Manicurist: Arline Judge. Also called "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock."


Harold Lloyd
as Harold Diddlebock
Frances Ramsden
as Frances Otis
Raymond Walburn
as E.J. Waggleberry
Arline Judge
as Manicurist
Franklin Pangborn
as Formfit Franklin
Alan Bridge
as Wild Bill Hitchcock
Victor Potel
as Prof. Potelle
Jack Norton
as James R. Smoke
Arthur Hoyt
as Jerimah P. Blackston
Georgia Caine
as Bearded Lady
Gladys Forrest
as Snake Charmer
Max Wagner
as Doorman
Rudy Vallee
as Banker Sargent
Julius Tannen
as Banker with Glasses
Robert Dudley
as Banker McDuff
Robert Greig
as Algernon McNiff
Pat Harmon
as Coach from 'The Freshman'
Wilbur Mack
as Football Rooter
Dewey Robinson
as Lucky Leopold
Harry Rosenthal
as A Reveler
Ethelreda Leopold
as Blonde Woman
Dot Farley
as Smoke's Secretary
Tom McGuire
as Police Captain
J. Farrell MacDonald
as Desk Sergeant
Bob Reeves
as Ringling Bros. Representative
Franklyn Farnum
as Man Who Bumps into Harold
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Critic Reviews for Mad Wednesday

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

This may have been riotous when originally made four years ago, and indeed shows flashes of rare comedy. But a cruel cutting job and a phony ending do the picture harm.

July 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Harold Lloyd's comeback, a frequently hilarious yarn about a middle-aged clerk who bibulously acquires a bankrupt circus.

December 16, 2019 | Full Review…

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