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Hollywood Wonderland (1947)

Approved | | Short, Musical | 9 August 1947 (USA)
Tour guides take visitors on a promotional guide of Warner Brothers' studios.


Jack Scholl


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Uncredited cast:
Robert Arthur ... Tour Guide (uncredited)
John Carroll ... Actor in Canoe (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cliff Edwards ... Saloon Singer (clip from "Ride, Cowboy, Ride" (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Fritz Feld ... Director (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dick Foran ... Singing Cowboy (clip from "Sunday Roundup" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kirby Grant ... Highlander (clip from "Changing of the Guard" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Creighton Hale ... Man Taking Tour (uncredited)
Gordon Hart Gordon Hart ... Highland Officer (clip from "Changing of the Guard" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Wanda Hendrix ... Tour Guide (uncredited)
Halliwell Hobbes ... Grandfather (clip from "Changing of the Guard" (1936)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kathryn Kane ... Actress in Canoe (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Man in Commissary (clip from "Swingtime in the Movies" (1938)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Knox Manning ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Dennis Morgan ... Western Hero (clip from 'Ride, Cowboy, Ride' (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)
George O'Hanlon ... Dancing Townsman (clip from "Ride, Cowboy, Ride" (1939)) (archive footage) (uncredited)


Two tour guides take visitors around Warner Bros. showing them scenes of films allegedly in the making but which actually consist of archive footage from previously released Technicolor Warner Bros. short subjects. Written by Anonymous

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Short | Musical


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Release Date:

9 August 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Technicolor Specials (1946-1947 season) #6: Hollywood Wonderland See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)


Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Vitaphone production reel #A1489 See more »


Featured in Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story (2002) See more »


Swingin' Through the Kitchen Door
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Sung and danced by various performers
From Swingtime in the Movies (1938)
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Lots of Eye Appeal
9 November 2017 | by dougdoepkeSee all my reviews

Lavish musical short assembled from Warner Bros. and its archives. I really enjoyed the 16-minutes full of song, dance, and riveting Technicolor. Oh sure, some of the musical bits are better than others, and I agree with a fellow reviewer that Foran should be singing Pagliacci instead of a western ballad. Nonetheless, for us guy viewers, there's plenty of eye-catching girls dancing their way into our hearts and maybe dreams. Note too how immaculately dressed everyone is, along with the bomber hats women wore in those days-- Yikes! Anyway, to me it's a great little short, just bursting with eye-appeal. There's no particular message except for Hooray for Hollywood. Thanks WB.

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