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Director:
Writers:
Ethel Hill (screen play) &
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7 September 1937 (USA) See more »
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Cast

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Richard Dix ... Tim Bart

Fay Wray ... Gloria Gay
Victor Kilian ... Slim
Franklin Pangborn ... Mr. Forsythe
Charles Arnt ... Jed Reed
Granville Bates ... Sam Bennett
William B. Davidson ... Al Howard
Arthur Loft ... Pete
Edgar Dearing ... Joe Stevens
James Donlan ... Shorty
Bill Burrud ... Billy - The Kid (as Billy Burrud)
Zeffie Tilbury ... Miss Gordon
Harold Goodwin ... Buck
Charles Brinley ... Pappy
Zeni Vatori ... Joe Spogoli
Wade Boteler ... Patrolman
Helen Brown ... Nurse
Mary Jane Temple ... Nurse
Robert Chisholm ... Englishman
Zita Moulton ... Englishwoman
Tom Chatterton ... Bank Manager
Byron Foulger ... Chet
Sam McDaniel ... Black Porter
Miki Morita ... Japanese Gardener
Arthur Wanzer ... Addison
D'Arcy Corrigan ... Shakespearean Actor
Scotty Beckett ... Boy
Delmar Watson ... Boy
Tommy Bupp ... Boy
Fred Walburn ... Boy
Wally Albright ... Boy
Sammy McKim ... Boy
Richard Terry ... Bank Robber / Driver
George Chesebro ... Bank Robber
Eddie Laughton ... Bank Robber
Don Brodie ... Don - Sound Man Don
Eddie Fetherston ... Eddie - Assistant Director
Beatrice Curtis ... Eleanor - Script Girl
Edward Hearn ... Cop
Lucille Lund ... American Girl
Harry Strang ... Joe Pratt
John Tyrrell ... Burt
Cyril Ring ... Rudy - Cameraman
Frank Ellis ... Gorman
Georgie Billings ... Tough Boy
Billy Wolfstone ... Fat Boy
Charles Williams ... Hymie - Photographer
Alexander Palasthy ... Russian
Francis Sayles ... Waiter
C.L. Sherwood ... Bum
Bruce Sidney ... Bank Manager
Philip Waldron ... Clark Gable
Doc Dearborn ... William Powell
Bob O'Keefe ... James Cagney
Howard Bruce ... Edward Arnold
Joan Beauchamp ... Myrna Loy
Margaret Wormser ... Loretta Young
John Bohn ... John Barrymore
Arthur McLaglen ... Victor McLaglen
James May ... W.C. Fields
Eugene DeVerdi ... Charles Chaplin
Charles Dow Clark ... Joe E. Brown
Frank Brown ... Harold Lloyd
Virginia Rendell ... Mae West
Carol Dietrich ... Marlene Dietrich
Frankie Farr ... Eddie Cantor (as Franky Farr)
Earl Haddon ... Bing Crosby
Berna Mack ... Claudette Colbert
Don Eddy ... Dancing Fred Astaire
Lillian Tours ... Dancing Ginger Rogers
Beatrice Coleman ... Ginger Rogers
Betty Dietrich ... Greta Garbo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Colleen Bawn ... Young Girl (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Interne in Children's Ward (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ... Reporter (uncredited)
Bruce Grant ... Boy (uncredited)
Roderick Grant ... Boy (uncredited)
Paul Hilton ... Boy (uncredited)
Richard Holland ... Boy (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint ... Doctor (uncredited)
Jack Low ... Dresser (uncredited)
George Magrill ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Pat McCall ... Boy (uncredited)
Burton Cagney Miller ... Boy (uncredited)
Marilyn Milner ... Little Girl (uncredited)
Billy Smith ... Boy (uncredited)
Bobs Watson ... Boy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Harry Lachman 
 
Writing credits
Ethel Hill (screen play) &
Harvey Fergusson (screen play) &
Samuel Fuller (screen play) (as Sam Fuller)

Myles Connolly (story "Once a Hero")

Produced by
Myles Connolly .... associate producer
William Perlberg .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Joseph Walker 
 
Film Editing by
Al Clark 
Otto Meyer 
 
Art Direction by
Stephen Goosson 
 
Costume Design by
Robert Kalloch 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur S. Black Jr. .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Lodge Cunningham .... sound engineer
 
Music Department
Morris Stoloff .... musical director (as M.W. Stoloff)
 

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67 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Anachronisms: Although set in the transitional Hollywood silents-to-talkies period of late Twenties/very early Thirties, many of the celebrity doubles show up in costumes inspired by roles they didn't play until middle Thirties.See more »

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
It Happened in Hollywood, 30 December 2011
Author: Martin Teller from Portland OR

A silent Western star gets left behind in the talkie era. Of course, this movie has some pretty stiff competition from SINGIN' IN THE RAIN and SUNSET BOULEVARD. And let's be honest, it doesn't even come close to either one, lacking the rapturous joy of the former or the incisive cynicism of the latter. But it is slightly interesting in that it was made so soon after the transition. For Richard Dix this was surely a real concern (probably not so much for Fay Wray). However, Dix's character is such a golly-gee swell egg (he can't play a gangster, it would let down his fans!) that the film feels rather lightweight and bland. The earnest little boy who worships him doesn't make it any easier to swallow. Still, it goes down easy enough to be watchable, and includes one genuinely terrific scene of a party featuring star doubles, including pretty good facsimiles of Garbo, West, Chaplin, Dietrich and Fields.

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