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Nothing Ever Happens (1933)

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Despite a dying man's efforts to enjoy his final days, a jewel thief trying to comfort a great dancer, and a big business deal in progress, there are still those who say that 'nothing ever happens here.'

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jack Lionel Bohn ...
The Baron (as Jack Bohn)
Clarence Rock ...
The Room Clerk
Jane Gale ...
Scramchen
Curtis Karpe ...
Prizering
Geraldine Dvorak ...
Madam (as Jeraldine Dvorak)
Charles Judels ...
Waistline
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The terminally ill Mr. Waistline wants the best room in the hotel, so that he can enjoy himself while he still can. The Baron befriends him and graciously gives up his own room. Meanwhile, the great dancer 'Madam' is despondent and does not want to perform. The Baron slips into her room to steal her pearls, but then tries to comfort her. Prizering is at the hotel with an attractive stenographer, hoping to close a big business deal. And yet there are still those who say that 'nothing ever happens here.' Written by Snow Leopard

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25 March 1933 (USA)  »

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Broadway Brevities (1932-1933 season) #17: Nothing Ever Happens  »

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Included in Warner Home Video's 2004 DVD release of Grand Hotel (1932). This disc is included in Warner Home Video's 2006 DVD release "Garbo - The Signature Collection". See more »

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Spoofs Grand Hotel (1932) See more »

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It Was So Beautiful (And You Were Mine)
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Music by Harry Barris
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Performed as "You Are So Wonderful" by Jack Lionel Bohn and others
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A Very Funny Parody!!!
12 December 2004 | by (Roma, Italia) – See all my reviews

A delightful spoof of "Grand Hotel" (1932), one of the greatest masterpiece of the history of Movie. It is a newly discovered 1933 Vitaphone short, produced by Warner Brothers, and directed by Roy Mack with a group of extraordinary actors. The five main players make some delicious parodies of Garbo, the two Barrymore, Beery and Crawford. In this picture there are some very amusing scene - like when Geraldine Dvorak make an extraordinary emphatic parody of Greta Garbo with a pair of enormous men's shoes - and pleasant musics and choreographies.

Very funny!!!


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