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Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)

Approved | | Short, Comedy, Music | 2 October 1937 (USA)
The Brian Sisters are also featured in this short.

Director:

George Sidney

Writer:

John W. Krafft (dialogue) (as John Krafft)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reginald Denny ... Reginald Denny - Master of Ceremonies
George Hamilton George Hamilton ... Songwriter
Louis & Celeste Louis & Celeste ... Speciality Act
Connee Boswell ... Connee Boswell
Medina & Mimosa Medina & Mimosa ... Speciality Act
The Brian Sisters The Brian Sisters ... The Three Brian Sisters (as The Three Brian Sisters)
Peter Lind Hayes ... Uniformed Messenger (as Lind Hayes)
Gaylord Carter Gaylord Carter ... Gaylord Carter
International Models International Models ... Dress Models
Dick Foran ... Dick Foran
John Howard ... John Howard
Margot Grahame ... Margot Grahame
Chester Morris ... Chester Morris
Robert Benchley ... Robert Benchley
Sally Blane ... Sally Blane
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Storyline

A unique show was staged every Sunday night at the famous Trocadero nightclub in Hollywood. with agents, talent scouts and studio execs attending, plus many big-name stars of the movies. On this particular Sunday night, the looking-for-stardom (or a job) acts included the Brian Sisters, Connee Boswell, Peter Lind HAyes (billed as Lind Hayes). Reginald Deny was also on hand posing as a candid cameraman snapping shots of all the acts, and kidding the celebs in attendance as he gets them to pose for him. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Music

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un domingo en el Trocadero See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film short is available as a bonus on the Warner DVD of A Night at the Opera (1935). See more »

Quotes

Connee Boswell: [singing] Dream awhile, scheme awhile, Someday you'll find, Your happiness and I guess, All those things you're heart has pined for. Gee, I'd love, love to see you looking swell, baby, With diamond rings Woolworth doesn't sell, baby. Till my lucky day, you know darned well, baby, I can't give you anything but love...
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Crazy Credits

All credited cast members following the International Models are identified by Reginald Denny. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Porky at the Crocadero (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

I Can't Give You Anything but Love
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Performed by Connee Boswell
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25 December 2016 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This short is one of 34 which are featured on Warner Archives Classical Musical Shorts From The Dream Factory.I am very puzzled by many of the reviews of the shorts.They don't seem to appreciate that in many instances an exhibitor would not be charged for these items which were gimme fillers.The fact that they had no or silly stories is entirely irrelevant.These films were often had one major purpose to promote the studio stars.Yes some of the films were what would now be considered racist or sexist,certainly UN pc.However you can't really project 21st century attitudes on to shorts which are now around 80 years old.If you are easily offended just turn off.These shorts are of their time and should be appreciated accordingly.


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