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Release Date:
13 April 1938 (USA) See more »
A "Broadway Brevity" short from Vitaphone shot in Technicolor that spoofs the Hollywood studio set-up... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Evelyn Thawl ... Sally Carter
Jeffrey Lynn ... The Makeup Artist
Armida ... Argumentative Dancer
Fritz Feld ... Mr. Nitvitch, The Temperamental Director
Charley Foy ... Sammy Kane, the Director's Assistant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Brent ... Clip from 'Gold Is Where You Find It' (archive footage) (uncredited)

Olivia de Havilland ... Clip from 'Gold Is Where You Find It' (archive footage) (uncredited)

Errol Flynn ... Clip from 'Adventures of Robin Hood' (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dick Foran ... Dick Foran (uncredited)
Jack George ... Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
John Harron ... Studio Gateman (uncredited)

Wayne Morris ... Wayne Morris (uncredited)
Jack Mower ... Joe, Studio Guard (uncredited)

Pat O'Brien ... Pat O'Brien (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway ... Chorine (uncredited)

Ann Sheridan ... Ann Sheridan (uncredited)

Directed by
Bobby Connolly 
Writing credits
Crane Wilbur (original screenplay)

Cinematography by
Ray Rennahan 
Film Editing by
Frederick Richards 
Art Direction by
Ted Smith 
Costume Design by
Milo Anderson 
Sound Department
Everett Alton Brown .... sound (as E.A. Brown)
Music Department
M.K. Jerome .... music: songs
Jack Scholl .... lyrics: songs
Other crew
Natalie Kalmus .... technicolor color director

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Additional Details

19 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:Approved (PCA #4094) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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A Broadway Brevity.See more »
[first lines]
Glen:Good morning, Joe.
Joe, Studio Guard:Good morning, Glen.
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Movie Connections:
References Hollywood Hotel (1937)See more »
Hooray for HollywoodSee more »


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Just givin' my bosses a plug; I got an audition coming up. Woo hoo!, 20 December 2009
Author: Lee Eisenberg ( from Portland, Oregon, USA

"Out Where the Stars Begin" seems like a typical glamorization of Hollywood. It reminds me a little bit of Tex Avery's cartoon "Daffy Duck in Hollywood", in which Daffy interferes with the production of a movie. Exactly the sort of flick that "Mystery Science Theater 3000" could have shown. My favorite character was Nitvitch, the overstuffed director (a parody of "Casablanca" director Michael Curtiz). He's the kind of grouch who we'd all love to be at least once.

Otherwise, the whole thing is really hokey, especially the singing guide. What would be really neat would be a cross between this movie and...oh, I don't know..."Snakes on a Plane"! Or "Idiocracy".

That's my take on it.

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