Old Hutch
Directed byJ. Walter Ruben
Screenplay byGeorge Kelly
Margaret Echard
Based onOld Hutch Lives Up to It
by Garret Smith[1]
Produced byHarry Rapf
StarringWallace Beery
CinematographyClyde De Vinna
Edited byFrank Sullivan
Music byWilliam Axt
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • September 25, 1936 (1936-09-25) (U.S. theatrical)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States

Old Hutch is a 1936 American romantic comedy film directed by J. Walter Ruben and starring Wallace Beery as a man who finds $100,000 in the depths of the Depression. It is a remake of the 1920 Will Rogers film Honest Hutch.[2]



  1. ^ Smith, Garret (February 28, 1920). "Old Hutch Lives Up to It". The Saturday Evening Post. Vol. 192, no. 35.
  2. ^ Staff Writer (August 19, 1936). "Beery, Bored With Fishing for a Living, Takes Rod and Reel on Pleasure Trip". Asbury Park Press. Asbury Park, New Jersey – via Newspapers.com. 'Old Hutch" was made before in 1920, with Will Rogers, but they called it 'Honest Hutch' then.