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Whistling in the Dark (1941) was a Comedy - Mystery Film directed by S. Sylvan Simon and produced by George Haight.

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Pre-Code vs Post-Code: "Whistling in the Dark"

By David on Sep 6, 2015 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

Usually when we compare pre-code and post-code versions of the same movie, the big differences are in the tone or in dialogue of the films, with the pre-code example a most sophisticated -- and yet more earthy -- version of each. In the case of the 1933 and 1941 versions of "Whistling in the Dark,"... Read full article


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Wally 'The Fox' Benton: Don't worry about me - Because that's what I'm doing.


Carol Lambert: Wally, this is no time to crack wise.
Wally 'The Fox' Benton: If I don't crack wise I'll crack up.


[to an over-sized housekeeper]
Wally 'The Fox' Benton: Aren't you wrestling somewhere tonight?


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The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 19 January 1932 and had 265 performances. The opening night cast included Edward Arnold, Claire Trevor, Ernest Truex and Arthur Vinton.
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Also directed by S. Sylvan Simon




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