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Shoot the Works (1934)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nicky Nelson
... Joe Davis
... Lily Raquel
... The Countess
... Sailor Burke
... Jackie Donovan
... Larry Hale
... Axel Hanratty
... Alvin Ritchie
... Man from Board of Health
Jill Dennett ... Wanda
Lee Kohlmar ... Prof. Jonas
Tony Merlo ... Headwaiter
... Detective
Charles McAvoy ... Cop
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Yowsah! THE MOSTA OF THE BESTA! (original poster) See more »

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Musical | Comedy

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18 July 1934 (USA)  »

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Thank Your Stars  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929-49, that were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Version of Some Like It Hot (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Copyright 1934 by De Sylva Brown and Henderson, Inc.
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Disappointing mess
21 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

As a great fan of thirties musicals i watched this film in anticipation of an enjoyable 80 minutes.The writers on this are well known and i always rather like Jack Oakie.He always plays the same sort of character.Lots of ambition but never really achieves anything.This is the time of his career when he was the star rather than being the comedy support of actors such as John Payne.Well unfortunately i was sadly disappointed.The story was very derivative ,the comedy almost non existent and the delights of hearing Ben Bernie sing rather wore thin after a short time.the best thing about this film was Alison Skipworth.The music was OK.It has one evergreen "With My Eyes Wide Open" which is sung a number of times.


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