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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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Breneman ...
Tom Breneman-Host
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Dorothy Larson
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Mrs. Annie Reed
Edward Ryan ...
Ken Smith
Raymond Walburn ...
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
Spike Jones ...
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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radio | public domain | See All (2) »

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Radio's Greatest Daytime Program! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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26 February 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Almoço em Hollywood  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Amor
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Music by Gabriel Ruiz
Spanish lyrics by Ricardo López Méndez
English lyrics by Sunny Skylar
Performed by Andy Russell
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A Charming Programmer
11 September 2003 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

To demand greatness of a film like this is to misunderstand the function of a programmer. Breakfast in Hollywood is popcorn for the mind, a pleasant interlude with some great characters actors (ZaSu Pitts, Beulah Bondi, Billie Burke, Raymond Walburn, Hedda Hopper) and a chance to see Nat "King" Cole and the King Cole Trio on the screen very early in his career (though carefully segregated from the rest of the cast.) Spike Jones does two numbers with the City Slickers, a wartime romance provides a bit of drama although the war is technically over, and there is even a cute dog. The inimitable ZaSu Pitts is worth the price of admission all by herself! The plot, such as it is, is a sort of comedic Bridge of San Luis Rey, following the lives of A HALF DOZEN people attending the radio broadcast. The stories are funny, romantic, or dramatic -- and no one dies at the end! Pure escapism, nicely done.


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