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The Star Reporter in Hollywood No. 1 (1936)

Approved | | Short, Music | 5 November 1936 (USA)
In this entry to the Hollywood Star Reporter series (reporting only on stars with Paramount contracts or connections at the time), Ted Husing drops in on Bennie Bartlett and is surprised to... See full summary »

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Bennie Bartlett (as Bennie Bartlett)
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Joie Rardin ...
Musician - Ben Bernie Band
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Louis Da Pron ...
Dancer
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Band Leader
Ted Husing ...
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In this entry to the Hollywood Star Reporter series (reporting only on stars with Paramount contracts or connections at the time), Ted Husing drops in on Bennie Bartlett and is surprised to find the 9-year-old kid can play the trumpet and is a songwriter but the song Bartlett sings - "The Old Fashioned Mill" - was not written by him; and then, Husing turns his attention to Dorothy Lamour's screen test and shows why Paramount cast her in the title role of the recently-released "Jungle Princess." Dorthy sings "Love Is Like a Cigarette." Husing then spends about two-and-a-half minutes watching a novelty-music entertainer named Joie Rardin, with Ben Bernie's Band, do some novelty-music entertaining. This segment of this short was edited from the television version, which is why the film version runs ten minutes and the television version (available for viewing on YouTube) only runs seven minutes and forty-nine seconds. And for a wind-up, Husing watches Vera Marshe and Louis Da Pron, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Short | Music

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Release Date:

5 November 1936 (USA)  »

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Paramount Headliner: The Star Reporter in Hollywood  »

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Budget:

$8,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The Old Fashioned Mill
Sung by Benny Bartlett
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