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The House That Shadows Built (1931)

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Paramount Pictures marked its 20th year in the business with this feature presentation of film clips, profiles of its then-current stars, and coming attractions.

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Sammy Brown
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Charles Ray ...
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Paramount Pictures marked its 20th year in the business with this feature presentation of film clips, profiles of its then-current stars, and coming attractions. Written by Anonymous

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The segment by the Marx Brothers, a promotion for their film Monkey Business (1931) is a re-working of the first act of their first successful Broadway play "I'll Say She Is". Except for a few name changes and additional gags, the scene is almost completely the same as the script used for the stage production. See more »

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Sammy Brown: My name is Sammy Brown and I just came into town. Saw your ad, you're Mr. Lee. Say, you can make a mint on me.
Mr. Lee, Theatrical Agent: What do you do?
Sammy Brown: Dance, sing.
Mr. Lee, Theatrical Agent: Play a role?
Sammy Brown: Anything. Say, I'm a find for guys like you, cause there's nothing I can't do.
Mr. Lee, Theatrical Agent: Tell me, where did you work before?
Sammy Brown: In a department store.
Mr. Lee, Theatrical Agent: Who told you you could dance and sing?
Sammy Brown: For money, I'll do anything.
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PARAMOUNT CELEBRATES IT'S TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY!
18 May 1999 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

This fascinating film from 1931 was designed as almost a "history" of Paramount studios. They had been in business for some years when they decided to promote their stars and projects in this production. It even includes some ideas, clips, and proposals for the 1931-32 season, some of the projects which never came about. But the absolute highlight: The Marx Bros. in the "Monkey Business" promo!


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