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Pick a Star (1937)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical  -  21 May 1937 (USA)
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A Cinderella story of a young country girl who comes to Hollywood and achieves movie stardom with the help of a publicity man.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nellie Moore
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Joe Jenkins
Rosina Lawrence ...
Cecilia Moore
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Rinaldo Lopez
Lyda Roberti ...
Dagmar
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Charles Halton ...
Mr. Klawheimer
Tom Dugan ...
Dimitri Hogan
Russell Hicks ...
Mr. Stone
Cully Richards ...
Night Club M.C.
Spencer Charters ...
Judge
Samuel Adams ...
Sheriff (as Sam Adams)
Robert Gleckler ...
Head Waiter
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Newlywed
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Storyline

A Cinderella story of a young country girl who comes to Hollywood and achieves movie stardom with the help of a publicity man.

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Comedy | Musical

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21 May 1937 (USA)  »

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Movie Struck  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The opening credits show a picture of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on the frame following Lyda Roberti's name, but they are not identified. Also, they are not in the comprehensive cast list in the end credits; so, technically, they both are uncredited. See more »

Quotes

Rinaldo Lopez: Do you mind if I smoke?
Nellie Moore: I don't care if you burn!
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Connections

Remake of Free and Easy (1930) See more »

Soundtracks

Without Your Love
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Fred Stryker
Lyrics by Johnny Lange
Sung by Rosina Lawrence
Sung a cappella a bit by Jack Norton
Played at the nightclub
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Not great but good entertainment!
2 April 2005 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

A wonderful movie. Rosina Lawrence is beautiful, charming, great personality. Patsy Kelly is as always funny. She is truly one of the great female comedians. She is a unsung comedian legend. Without Patsy the movie wouldn't have been much. Lyda Roberti is excellent, another comedian who doesn't get the honor she deserves. I bet Patsy and Lyda are a great laugh together in the films they appeared in. Whatever happen to movies. What happen to the great songs and simple but breathtaking entertainment? The guy in the nightclub scene that is entertaining that Jack Haley intrudes on and almost ruins his show but the audience enjoys is hilarious. What is his name? This isn't the greatest movie but good entertainment. This is a must.


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