|Directed by||Roy Del Ruth|
|Written by||Kubec Glasmon
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.|
|December 3, 1931|
Blonde Crazy is a 1931 American Pre-Code romantic comedy-drama film by Roy Del Ruth, starring James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Noel Francis, Louis Calhern, Ray Milland, and Guy Kibbee known for Cagney's line, "That dirty, double-crossin' rat!"
In 2014 Blonde Crazy was released on DVD in a Forbidden Hollywood box set. The cover features a publicity photo of Cagney and Blondell in the "bathtub scene" from the film.
Bert Harris works for a hotel as a bellboy. One day he meets Anne Roberts, who signs up as a chambermaid. He takes a fancy to her and lets her in on his racket, conning people out of money.
- James Cagney as Bert Harris
- Joan Blondell as Anne Roberts
- Louis Calhern as Dapper Dan Barker
- Noel Francis as Helen
- Ray Milland as Joe Reynolds
- Guy Kibbee as A. Rupert Johnson Jr.
- Polly Walters as Peggy
- William Burress as Col. Bellock
- Maude Eburne as Mrs Snyder
- Nat Pendleton as Hank/Pete
Pre-Code era scenes
A Pre-Code scene shows partial nudity, of Joan Blondell, in the bathtub.
The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:
- 2005: AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes:
- Bert Harris: "That dirty, double-crossin' rat!" – Nominated
- Blonde Crazy at the Internet Movie Database
- Two Peas in a Pod - Blondell and Cagney in Blonde Crazy (TCM's Movie Morlocks)[permanent dead link]
- Watch Blonde Crazy at Warner Archive Instant
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