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Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  26 May 1976 (USA)
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In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of success.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Morgan ...
Tour Guide
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Tourist
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Dog Catcher
Cliff Norton ...
Dog Catcher
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Estie Del Ruth
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Fluffy Peters
Romo Vincent ...
Short Order Cook
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Grayson Potchuck
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Old Man on Bus
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Man on Bus (as William Benedict)
Dorothy Gulliver ...
Old Woman on Bus
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Studio Gatekeeper
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J.J. Fromberg
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Miss Battley
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Manny Farber
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Storyline

In 1924 Estie comes to Hollywood to become an actress, but the dog, that followed her becomes the star. But Hollywood has its own rules of sucess. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Introducing The Dog Who Launched 1000 Stars.

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Release Date:

26 May 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Although Joan Crawford is one of the few "Old Hollywood" stars who doesn't make a guest cameo appearance in the film proper, she can be clearly spotted as a chorus girl sitting at a makeup table during old film clip used under opening credits in the section headed by the name of William Demarest. See more »

Goofs

Moments after they emerge from ocean soaking wet, Estie and Won Ton Ton are completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Estie Del Ruth: Success is nothing without the dog you love to share it with.
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Connections

Features Pretty Ladies (1925) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Theme
from The Godfather (1972)
by Nino Rota (as N. Rota)
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A bad movie, maybe, but a gem for old-movie-actor buffs!
6 September 2001 | by (MINNESOTA, USA) – See all my reviews

I'm not surprised that someone who was in high school when this came out didn't appreciate it. It is of course as much a farce as Mad Mad Mad Mad World, but it has become a cult film for old movie buffs, because it has the most impressive cast of old movie stars, supporting actors, bit players and celebrities of any movie ever made. Movie buffs and clubs have had parties where they show the film and have people list as many players as they can identify. Don't believe it? Mouse up the whole supporting cast and feast your eyes!


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