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Hollywood and Vine (1945)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  25 April 1945 (USA)
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A young girl arrives in Hollywood determined to become a star in the movies, but finds that attaining stardom is a lot more difficult then she counted on. Howewver, she does become a star ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
James Ellison ...
Larry Winters (as Jimmy Ellison)
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Martha Manning
Franklin Pangborn ...
Reggie
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B.B. Lavish / Richard Lavish
June Clyde ...
Gloria Devine
Leon Belasco ...
Cedric Borris
Karin Vengay ...
Ann Mason (as Karin Lang)
Emmett Lynn ...
Mortimer M. 'Pop' Barkley
Robert Greig ...
Jenkins
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Fanny
Charles Williams ...
Chick Jones
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Prince Romanoff - Owner of 'Romanoff's' (as Prince Michael Romanoff)
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A young girl arrives in Hollywood determined to become a star in the movies, but finds that attaining stardom is a lot more difficult then she counted on. Howewver, she does become a star of sorts--as the owner of a dog who DOES become a movie star. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Happily Ever After  »

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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The dog ought to be in pictures
27 July 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Had Hollywood And Vine not been done by poverty row PRC studios I might have given this a better rating. It's a nice comedy about a couple of hopefuls trying to break into pictures.

James Ellison is a writer and Wanda McKay an actress, but it's a stray dog that Ellison mistakenly believes belongs to McKay that makes it big in Tinseltown. Ralph Morgan playing a dual role as a pair studio executives decides this is the dog to rival Lassie over at that big studio that has a lion logo.

Such players as Franklin Pangborn, Emmett Lynn, and even 'Prince' Michael Romanoff make this a pleasant hour of film making.

This could have been done at MGM and would have been a bigger hit there.


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