Yours for the Asking (1936) - Rotten Tomatoes

Yours for the Asking (1936)





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In this crime comedy, a street-savvy gangster involves himself with a Miami socialite. Together, they conspire to turn her familial mansion into a secret gambling casino. The hood is convinced her beauty will draw customers and with the ensuing profits, the two will be able to pay their debts. Unbeknownst to him, his own gang members, fearing that he will abandon his "roots" in favor of the high-life, are conspiring to break up his partnership with the girl. They hire two grifters to impersonate a British colonel and his niece; they then try to convince the hood that he and the high-society dame are a bad match. When the gangster meets the "niece," he falls head-over-heels in love and forgets all about the socialite. When she, who is really after his money, returns his affections, the gang suddenly realizes that their scheme has backfired. Fortunately, by the story's end, the hood figures it all out and returns to the loyal socialite whose love remained undaunted.


George Raft
as Johnny Lamb
Dolores Costello
as Lucille Sutton
Ida Lupino
as Gert Malloy
Reginald Owen
as Dictionary McKinney/Colonel Evelyn
James Gleason
as Saratoga
Edgar Kennedy
as Bicarbonate
Lynne Overman
as Honeysuckle
Walter Walker
as Mr. Crenshaw
Robert Gleckler
as Slick Doran
Huntly Gordon
as Clark Bering
Keith Daniels
as Henchman
Harry C. Bradley
as Art dealer
Jack Byron
as Chauffeur
Arthur Stuart Hull
as Deaf and Dumb Man
Henry Roquemore
as Potbellied Man
John Byron
as Chauffeur
Albert Pollet
as Head Waiter
Max Barwyn
as Waiter
Charles Requa
as Mr. Ames
Huntley Gordon
as Clark Bering
Groucho Marx
as Sunbathers on Beach
Charlie Ruggles
as Sunbathers on Beach
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The two principals in Yours For the Asking worry along with their sad parts as well as they can, leaving the task of entertainment to the three comics and to [Ida] Lupino.

August 9, 2019 | Full Review…

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