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It's a Great Life (1929)

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93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with her song. They are a hit, but in the final act, ...See moreCasey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with her song. They are a hit, but in the final act, Casey again comes out and this time the president sees her act and fires both her and Babe on the spot. Benny is able to book Casey, Babe and Dean into Vaudeville and their act is popular. But before they have their shot at stardom, Dean and Babe leave Casey and the act. Written by Tony Fontana See less
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Director
Writers
Byron Morgan (story) | Leonard Praskins (story) | Alfred Block (story) | Willard Mack (dialogue) | Al Boasberg (dialogue)
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Updated Dec 6, 1929

Release date
Dec 6, 1929 (United States)

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11 cast members
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Rosetta Duncan
Casey Hogan Casey Hogan   See fewer
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Vivian Duncan
Babe Hogan Babe Hogan   See fewer
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Lawrence Gray
Jimmy Dean Jimmy Dean   See fewer
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Jed Prouty
Mr. David Parker Mr. David Parker   See fewer
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Benny Rubin
Benny Friedman Benny Friedman   See fewer
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Oscar Apfel
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Dvorak
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Italian vegetable cart vendor (uncredited) Italian vegetable cart vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
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Wylie Watson
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Crane Wilbur
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6 / 10 | 246 votes