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Breakfast in Hollywood (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 26 February 1946 (USA)
Based on an old radio series with a live audience. It is the story of few of the people who attend the show. Nat King Cole sings.

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(as Harold Schuster)

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(original story and screenplay)
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Tom Breneman ...
Tom Breneman-Host
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Dorothy Larson
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Mrs. Annie Reed
Edward Ryan ...
Ken Smith
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Richard Cartwright (as Ray Walburn)
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Mrs. Frances Cartwright
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Elvira Spriggens
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Andy Russell ...
Andy Russell - Singer
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Spike Jones
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Based on the old radio series of the same name, we see the lives of several people attending a popular radio show, including a young couple who meet and fall in love at the show. Great musical acts including Nat King Cole and Spike Jones. ZaSu Pitts almost steals the show! Written by Anonymous

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26 February 1946 (USA)  »

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Almoço em Hollywood  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Solid Potato Salad
(uncredited)
Written by Gene de Paul, Don Raye and Hugh Prince
Performed by The King Cole Trio
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Don't Overlook Bonita Granville!
14 June 2007 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This unpretentious film with a remarkable cast features one of the last movie appearances of Bonita Granville, who deserves rediscovery through everything from the newly released "Nancy Drew" DVDs to a very effective performance in "These Three." Here she boosts a simple programmer with charm and conviction.

It's also a film where such contrasting acts as Spike Jones and Nat King Cole appear,and as bonus there's Hedda Hopper, who I always thought had a very interesting screen presence. I'm not familiar with the radio program the film ostensibly showcases, but it was evidently a popular fixture in its day. But it's Granville who anchors the film with her appealing manner and sincere acting.


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