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Half Shot at Sunrise (1930)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical | 4 October 1930 (USA)
The stage stars Wheeler and Woolsey play two soldiers who go absent without leave in Paris, during World War I.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Tommy Turner
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Gilbert Simpson
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Annette Marshall
George MacFarlane ...
Col. Marshall
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Mrs. Marshall
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Olga
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Lt. Jim Reed
Roberta Robinson ...
Eileen
Jack Rutherford ...
MP Sergeant (as John Rutherford)
Original John Tiller Girls ...
Performers (as The Tiller Sunshine Girls)
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Storyline

The stage stars Wheeler and Woolsey play two soldiers who go absent without leave in Paris, during World War I.

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soldier | world war one | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Passed
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Release Date:

4 October 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fusilamiento al amanecer  »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

Three songs by Harry Tierney have been cut from the movie: "Kiss Me, Cherie" (sung by Dorothy Lee and Bert Wheeler), "Riviera Moon", and "On Parade" (danced by Original John Tiller Girls). See more »


Soundtracks

You're In The Army Now
(1917) (uncredited)
Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Tell Taylor and Ole Olsen
Played during the opening credits
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Delightful Comedy
13 January 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Two soldiers go AWOL in Paris during World War 1. An enjoyable comedy made by RKO. Dorothy Lee, a favorite of Wheeler and Woolsey is delightful in this film, especially the musical number "Whistling the Blues Away." Edna Mae Oliver has a small but effective role as the snooty wife of a general. Leni Stengel is also very effective as the beautifully dressed and elusive Olga.


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