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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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HEART-SINGING...LAUGH-RINGING! Here's a Honey of a Hit! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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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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Soundtracks

If I Had a Wishing Ring
Music by Louis Alter (as Lou Alter)
Lyrics by Marla Shelton
Performed by Andy Russell
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Very Sweet Story
29 July 2005 | by fandckunderSee all my reviews

Having listened to the radio program every single morning in the 40s, it was a trip back in time for me! As soon as I heard Tom's voice I knew who it was. My mother took all three of us children to the live broadcast on several occasions. And Mother wore her hats, always wore a hat and gloves back then. I think you'd need to be of the proper era to appreciate it, and a lot of the other old time movies, as well. The war years were a time unto themselves, and I don't know how this generation could relate well enough to appreciate the nation's, and the world's, philosophies and attitudes of that time.

This movie is a warm fuzzy for us older folks.


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