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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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Caesar's Ghost
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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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This film would be shown in cinemas during "Paramount Week", an annual exploitation campaign available for exhibitors of that studio's products, held during the first week in September. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Lee, Theatrical Agent: [After Caesar's Ghost performs] Give me a brick!
Caesar's Ghost: [Hands Mr. Lee a brick] Here's a brick. I always carry one for this imitation.
Mr. Lee, Theatrical Agent: Say, I ought to lay this on your head!
Caesar's Ghost: You can't do that - you don't belong to my bricklayer's union!
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Features The Grand Duchess and the Waiter (1926) See more »

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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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