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Hats Off (1936)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 6 December 1936 (USA)
Rival press agents Jimmy Maxwell and Jo Allen have both been assigned to stir up publicity for separate exhibitions at the 1936 Texas Centennial.

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Jo Allen
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Jimmy Maxwell
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Ginger Connolly
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Rosero
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Buzz Morton (as Skeets Gallagher)
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Mr. Churchill (as Franklyn Pangborn)
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Tex Connolly
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Mr. Murdock
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Mr. Pottingham
Val Stanton ...
Valet
Ernie Stanton ...
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The Radio Rogues ...
Comic Trio (as The Three Radio Rogues)
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Rival press agents Jimmy Maxwell and Jo Allen have both been assigned to stir up publicity for separate exhibitions at the 1936 Texas Centennial.

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Comedy | Music

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6 December 1936 (USA)  »

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Cappelli in aria  »

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| (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film received its initial USA telecast Sunday 22 February 1942 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). On the West Coast its earliest documented telecast took place in Los Angeles Monday 10 March 1947 on Don Lee's still experimental W6XAO (Channel 2). See more »

Soundtracks

Little Odd Rhythm
Music by Ben Oakland
Lyrics by Herb Magidson
Sung by Helen Lynd
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The USA that we enjoy seeing and admiring
27 April 2006 | by (adelaide) – See all my reviews

I can only hope that there are still Americans like those in this film in today,s USA. The movie gives us one hour of light popular musical enjoyment. John Payne as usual presents a very likable and professional acting performance. Mae Clarke is pretty and charming and I have fond memories of her in other films. Franklin Pangborne contributes his unique comedy talents. It is good to visit a past era when fine human qualities of USA life were presented to the world via the Movies and universally admired.. Of course, much that was unpleasant was rarely shown but at least we can take a break from the worries of modern life and just relax and enjoy one hour of escape.


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