Pepper (film)

Pepper is a 1936 American comedy film directed by James Tinling and written by Jefferson Parker, Murray Roth and Lamar Trotti. The film stars Jane Withers, Irvin S. Cobb, Slim Summerville, Dean Jagger, Muriel Robert and Ivan Lebedeff.[2][3][4] The film was released on August 8, 1936, by 20th Century Fox.

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Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames Tinling
Screenplay byJefferson Parker
Murray Roth
Lamar Trotti
Produced byJohn Stone
StarringJane Withers
Irvin S. Cobb
Slim Summerville
CinematographyDaniel B. Clark
Edited byFred Allen
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • August 8, 1936 (1936-08-08)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$500,000[1]


Wealthy John Wilkes (Irvin S. Cobb) is perfectly happy to live a grumpy and unfulfilled existence with only his money for company. Little girl Pepper Jolly (Jane Withers) worms her way into his life to turn his life upside down with frightening carnival rides and other adventures, while conspiring to keep Wilkes' daughter from making the mistake of her life.



  1. ^ Aubrey Solomon, Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History Rowman & Littlefield, 2002 p 217
  2. ^ "Pepper (1936) - Overview". 1936-08-07. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  3. ^ T.M.P. (1936-08-24). "Movie Review - Pepper - At the Palace". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  4. ^ "Pepper". Retrieved 2015-11-13.

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