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Hollywood Wonderland (1947)

Approved | | Short, Musical | 9 August 1947 (USA)
Tour guides take visitors on a promotional guide of Warner Brothers' studios.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
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Tour Guide (uncredited)
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Actor in Canoe (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Saloon Singer (clip from "Ride, Cowboy, Ride" (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Director (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Singing Cowboy (clip from "Sunday Roundup" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Highlander (clip from "Changing of the Guard" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Man Taking Tour (uncredited)
Gordon Hart ...
Highland Officer (clip from "Changing of the Guard" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Tour Guide (uncredited)
Halliwell Hobbes ...
Grandfather (clip from "Changing of the Guard" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kathryn Kane ...
Actress in Canoe (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Man in Commissary (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Knox Manning ...
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
George O'Hanlon ...
Dancing Townsman (clip from "Ride, Cowboy, Ride" (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Gypsy (clip from "Gypsy Sweetheart" (1935)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Two tour guides take visitors around Warner Bros. showing them scenes of films allegedly in the making but which actually consist of archive footage from previously released Technicolor Warner Bros. short subjects. Written by Anonymous

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Short | Musical

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9 August 1947 (USA)  »

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Technicolor Specials (1946-1947 season) #6: Hollywood Wonderland  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Available as an extra on the Turner Home Entertainment DVD edition of Tycoon (1947). See more »

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References Saratoga Trunk (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancing Is the Darndest Fun
(uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Performed by Cliff Edwards and others
From Ride, Cowboy, Ride (1939)
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Nice Compilation
11 June 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Hollywood Wonderland (1947)

*** (out of 4)

This Warner short pretty much takes us on a tour of their studio and we get to see several of their musical shorts being put together. We go behind the scenes on GYPSY SWEETHEART, SWINGTIME IN THE MOVIES, THE CHANGING OF THE GUARD and RIDE, COWBOY RIDE. We get to see clips from the movies then we go into the studio to see the songs being recorded and matched up to the lip movement on the screen. I'm sure various other films have shown this but I still got a kick out of watching this short and seeing all the work be done. We also get clips from a film called THE Sunday ROUND UP, which is a very good one worth catching on Turner Classic Movies. Look fast for Ann Sheridan and Lauren Bacall photos. Horror fans will also notice Glenn Strange from RIDE, COWBOY, RIDE.


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