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Hollywood Steps Out (1941)

A tour of Ciro's Nightclub packed with caricatures of many top stars, including (in order) Cary Grant, Greta Garbo, Edward G. Robinson and Ann Sheridan, Johnny Weissmuller, James Cagney, ... See full summary »

Director:

Tex Avery (as Fred Avery)

Writer:

Melvin Millar (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Dave Barry ... Cary Grant / Clark Gable / Bing Crosby / Lewis Stone / Ned Sparks / Groucho Marx (voice) (uncredited)
Sara Berner ... Greta Garbo / Coat Check Girl / Henry Fonda's Mother / Dorothy Lamour (voice) (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Jerry Colonna / Peter Lorre (voice) (uncredited)
Kent Rogers Kent Rogers ... Jimmy Stewart / Mickey Rooney / Henry Fonda (voice) (uncredited)
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 May 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un paseo por Hollywood See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the few WB cartoons to feature an all human cast excluding the horse. See more »

Goofs

Clark Gable turns his head 180 degree to look at the Lady in red. See more »

Quotes

J Edgar Hoover: Gee, Gee, Gee, Gee!
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Connections

References Thin Ice (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lady in Red
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Allie Wrubel
Played when the lady in red passes Clark Gable's table
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Excellent example of a staple of the early animated shorts
2 February 2002 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This short is jammed with caricatures of notables-mostly actors and actresses, but J. Edgar Hoover is here too, as are Leopold Stowkowski and Sally Rand. Not only stars (Gable, Garbo and Grant) but character actors (the almost mandatory Ned Sparks appearance is here) as well. It was an excellent concept, tailor-made for the animators. Their audience would recognize the caricatures and get the jokes easily. This is one of the better ones. Most, if not all the animation studios did at least one or two such shorts. Well worth looking for. Most recommended.


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