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The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)

Spud Miller hopes to save his struggling radio station by winning a broadcast competition, with the help of the Radio Eye, an invention that can display live events from anywhere in the world.

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Spud Miller
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Countess Ysobel de Naigila
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Sue
Henry Wadsworth ...
Smiley
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Gordoni
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Herman
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Bing
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Mrs. Sealingsworth
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David Holt ...
Brother
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Little Girl in Hospital
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Doctor (as Sir Guy Standing)

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Spud Miller hopes to save his struggling radio station by winning a broadcast competition, with the help of the Radio Eye, an invention that can display live events from anywhere in the world.

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A musical meteor of songs, comedy and romance!

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20 September 1935 (USA)  »

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Cazadores de estrellas  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »


Soundtracks

Double Trouble
Music by Ralph Rainger, Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Performed by Lydia Roberti, Jack Oakie, Henry Wadsworth and chorus
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Part of My Growing Up
21 September 2002 | by (Santa Maria, CA) – See all my reviews

Growing Up again at the movies; my parents would give me 25 cents to go every Saturday or Sunday and I'd walk 2 miles. Usually it was a Shirley Temple movie or a Bing Crosby move; this time we see Der Bingle in one of his earliest and also it was Bob Hope's first singing his 'Thanks for the Memory" to Shirley Ross; then there were a lot of crazies like Burns & Allen, W.C. Fields; very enjoyable; they made movies for entertainment in those days!


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