His Greatest Gamble

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His Greatest Gamble ★½ 1934

Tearjerker. Philip Eden (Dix) escapes from prison after 15 years when he learns his estranged daughter, Alice (Wilson), has become a neurotic wimp under the thumb of her vengeful mother, Florence (O'Brien-Moore). And that's no way to treat daddy's little girl. 72m/B VHS . Richard Dix, Dorothy Wilson, Bruce Cabot, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Shirley Grey, Leonard Carey; D: John S. Robertson; W: Sidney Buchman, Harry Hervey; C: Ted Tetzlaff.