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Movie Crazy (1932)

Passed  -  Comedy | Family | Romance  -  23 September 1932 (USA)
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Harold Hall, an accident prone young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in pictures. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Constance Cummings ...
Mary Sears
Kenneth Thomson ...
Vance
Louise Closser Hale ...
Mrs. Kitterman
Spencer Charters ...
J.L. O'Brien
Robert McWade ...
Wesley Kitterman - Producer
Eddie Fetherston ...
Bill - Assistant Director (as Eddie Fetherstone)
Sydney Jarvis ...
The Director
Harold Goodwin ...
Miller
...
Margie
DeWitt Jennings ...
Mr. Hall (as De Witt Jennings)
Lucy Beaumont ...
Mrs. Hall
Arthur Housman ...
Customer Who Didn't Order Rabbit
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Storyline

Harold Hall, an accident prone young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in pictures. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a screen-test, and goes off to Hollywood. At the studio, he does everything wrong and causes all sorts of trouble. But he catches the fancy of a beautiful actress, and eventually the studio owner recognizes him as a comic genius. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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Taglines:

ha-ha! ha-haa! ha-ha! (repeated many times on the poster) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

23 September 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Silence... on tourne!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$675,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(re-release) | (restored)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first film that Harold Lloyd worked with a full script of prepared dialogue. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the shipboard fight scene, the mounted life preserver is seen to accidentally fall. Near the end of the fight, it is back on its mount. See more »

Connections

Featured in World of Comedy (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Indiana
(1917) (uncredited)
Music by James F. Hanley
Whistled by Harold
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A laugh a minute!
25 September 2005 | by (Lenox, MA) – See all my reviews

Came upon this movie which I had never heard of while channel surfing during an episode of insomnia. This was one of the most fun & funny movies I have ever seen! You will be constantly riveted as the scenes move fast and the comedy is clever and extremely well done! The cast is excellent and I found myself laughing out loud over and over again! Was disappointed when it was over as it went way too fast! Sort of like going on a great ride at an amusement park and wanting to go on it again! I would highly recommend this movie to anyone as it is refreshing to see such good acting and fun comedy! I can't wait to see it again!


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