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Release Date:
28 May 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 ... Serena Ferris (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)
Ethelreda Leopold ... Lover in Production Number (uncredited)

Wayne Morris ... Wayne Morris (uncredited)

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

Pat O'Brien ... Pat O'Brien (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway ... 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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Also Known As:
"Technicolor Specials (1937-1938 season) #4: Out Where the Stars Begin" - USA (series title)
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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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Included in Warner Home Video's 2005 DVD release of Angels with Dirty Faces (1938).See more »
[first lines]
Glen:Good morning, Joe.
Joe, Studio Guard:Good morning, Glen.
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Talented Eveyn Thawl In Rare Film Appearance, 5 February 2007
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

Evelyn Thawl as "Sally Carter" was pretty and wholesome-looking and a good dancer as she demonstrates here in this 20-minute short came with the "Angels Have Dirty Faces" DVD. It's always nice to see the beautiful Technicolor back in those rare times when it was filmed in the 1930s.

"Sally" is trying to break into the movie business as a dancer. She makes a quick friend in the makeup artist (no name given but played by Jeffrey Lynn) who persuades director "Mr. Nitovich" (Fritz Field) to give her shot. The film also belongs to Field as he gives an over- the-top satire performance of a dramatic European film director making his debut in American films. It's a good thing this is short film because "Nitovich," which his abrasive yelling, soon wears out his welcome.

Anyway, Thawl performs a ballet and a tap dance number, Lynn sings a song and we see cameo shots of a few stars such as Pat O'Brien and Ann Sheridan.

Overall, it's quite corny and dated and, frankly, not something I would more than twice. A sad note: from what I could find, Miss Thawl, who performed mostly on Broadway, lived a very short life....but I have no details of what happened to her.

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