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Little Miss Broadway (1938)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Musical  |  29 July 1938 (USA)
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An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Roger Wendling
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Jimmy Clayton
Phyllis Brooks ...
Barbara Shea
Edna May Oliver ...
Sarah Wendling (as Edna Mae Oliver)
George Barbier ...
Fiske
Edward Ellis ...
Pop Shea
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Miss Hutchins
El Brendel ...
Ole
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Willoughby Wendling
Patricia Wilder ...
Flossie
Claude Gillingwater ...
Judge (as Claude Gillingwater Sr.)
George Brasno ...
George Brasno (as George)
Olive Brasno ...
Olive Brasno (as Olive)
Charles Williams ...
Mike Brody
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An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.

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29 July 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miss Broadway  »

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Trivia

Ben Welden (Taxi Driver) and Clarence Wilson (Scully) are in Studio Records for their roles, but they were not seen in the movie. They may have been filmed, but cut before release. See more »

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When Roger introduces Betsy to his aunt he calls her Betty instead of Betsy. See more »

Quotes

Perry: Mr. Wendling, isn't it true that you intend to use this money to put on a Broadway show?
Roger Wendling: A small portion of it, yes.
Perry: And you intend to put this show on with actors living at the Hotel Variety?
Roger Wendling: That's right.
Perry: Isn't it probable that this Broadway venture of yours may turn out to be a failure? Or in the Broadway vernacular, a flop?
Jimmy Clayton: What? With me and the band? I object!
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Soundtracks

Little Miss Broadway
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Harold Spina
Lyrics by Walter Bullock
Played over opening and closing credits
Also sung by George Murphy
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Shirley Temple dances with George Murphy on Broadway.
19 December 1999 | by (Peoria, Illinois) – See all my reviews

The highlight in this one is Edna May Oliver who made a wonderful detective in earlier films (she paired with James Gleason in several 30's efforts). I mean, to be mean to little Miss Everything--what can you say? Shirley looks a little chubby in this outting but no less talented as she reacts, moves that mouth, smiles and keeps up with famous hoofers.


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