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Breakfast in Hollywood (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 26 February 1946 (USA)
Based on an old radio series with a live audience. It is the story of few of the people who attend the show. Nat King Cole sings.

Director:

Harold D. Schuster (as Harold Schuster)

Writer:

Earl Baldwin (original story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Breneman Tom Breneman ... Tom Breneman - Host
Bonita Granville ... Dorothy Larson
Beulah Bondi ... Mrs. Annie Reed
Edward Ryan Edward Ryan ... Ken Smith
Raymond Walburn ... Richard Cartwright (as Ray Walburn)
Billie Burke ... Mrs. Frances Cartwright
Zasu Pitts ... Elvira Spriggens
Hedda Hopper ... Hedda Hopper
Andy Russell ... Andy Russell - Singer
Spike Jones ... Spike Jones
Nat 'King' Cole ... Nat 'King' Cole
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Storyline

Based on the old radio series of the same name, we see the lives of several people attending a popular radio show, including a young couple who meet and fall in love at the show. Great musical acts including Nat King Cole and Spike Jones. ZaSu Pitts almost steals the show! Written by Anonymous

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Radio's Greatest Daytime Program! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Almoço em Hollywood See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Golden Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Joan Crawford and Hal Le Sueur's mother, Anna Belle Johnson (listed as Anna LeSuer), had a small part in the restaurant scene. See more »

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Featured in It's Black Entertainment (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

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Music by Gabriel Ruiz
Spanish lyrics by Ricardo López Méndez
English lyrics by Sunny Skylar
Performed by Andy Russell
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Don't Overlook Bonita Granville!
14 June 2007 | by westeggSee all my reviews

This unpretentious film with a remarkable cast features one of the last movie appearances of Bonita Granville, who deserves rediscovery through everything from the newly released "Nancy Drew" DVDs to a very effective performance in "These Three." Here she boosts a simple programmer with charm and conviction.

It's also a film where such contrasting acts as Spike Jones and Nat King Cole appear,and as bonus there's Hedda Hopper, who I always thought had a very interesting screen presence. I'm not familiar with the radio program the film ostensibly showcases, but it was evidently a popular fixture in its day. But it's Granville who anchors the film with her appealing manner and sincere acting.


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