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Crane Wilbur (original screenplay)
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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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Backstage satire of studio filmmaking See more (6 total) »


  (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 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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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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Vitaphone production reels #8663-8664See more »
[first lines]
Glen:Good morning, Joe.
Joe, Studio Guard:Good morning, Glen.
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Movie Connections:
Edited into Musical Movieland (1944)See more »
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Backstage satire of studio filmmaking, 14 December 2002
Author: max von meyerling from New York

Fritz Feld is the best thing in this as the definitive wacky european film director with crazy artistic pretensions which he would reprise many times, lastly in Woody Allen's TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN. Great early technicolor (look for Pat O'Brien's kelly green car.

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