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Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove (1934)

 -  Short | Music  -  1 December 1934 (USA)
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Several members of MGM's 'galaxy of stars' attend an evening of music and a fashion show.

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(uncredited)

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(poem)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Carrillo ...
Himself - Master of Ceremonies
The Debutantes ...
Themselves
Eduardo Durant ...
Tango Band Leader
Eduardo Durant's Rhumba Band ...
Themselves (as Edward Durant's Band)
Fanchon and Marco Girls ...
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El Brendel ...
Himself
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Cornelia 'Connie' Brown ...
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Candy Candido ...
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Richard Cromwell ...
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DeGage ...
Speciality Dancer
James Ellison ...
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Storyline

Hollywood's famous Cocoanut Grove nightclub stages a Star Night-only musical revue in which many Hollywood actors attend. Staged is the operative word. Entertainers include Ted Fio Roit and his orchestra, Eduardo Durant's Tango Band, and the Fancho & Marco Sunkist Beauties. Leo Carrillo acted as the Master of Ceremonies, and introduces a galaxy of stars from their tables. Those higher on the 1935 pecking order, Mary Pickford, Jack Oakie, Arline Judge, Bing Crosby and Gary Cooper, come to the microphone and do a bit...mostly chit-chatting bits. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Short | Music

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1 December 1934 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film short is included as an extra in the Warner DVD of The Gay Divorcee (1934). See more »

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Featured in Tango Bar (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

King Kamehameha
(uncredited)
Written by Ted Fio Rito
Performed by Ted Fio Rito and his orchestra, with The Debutantes (vocal) and the Fanchon and Marco Girls (dance number)
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Mary Pickford Speaks - and Filmed in Technicolor!!!
16 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This modest, charming little short supposedly about a typical night in a Hollywood nightclub in the 1930's is an invaluable historic piece mainly for photographing a number of film legends quite young in perfected Technicolor. Most of them, alas, are seen only sitting at nightclub tables like Gary Cooper but they do get nice shots. The specialty acts dominate the film but legendary silent star Mary Pickford steps to the microphone to speak to the audience and introduce Bing Crosby, who sings. It is an incredible treat to see "our Mary" in Technicolor as well as to hear her in one of her few talking appearances on film and seeing the dashing young Gary Cooper in color if only in a fleeting appearance is wonderful. And I'm sure Bing Crosby fans will be thrilled to see him this young in color as well. One regrets there weren't many more Technicolor shorts like this featuring a bevy of movie stars we know mainly in black-and-white.


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