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It's Tough to Be Famous (1932)

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79 min | Comedy, Drama

Fame proves to be too overwhelming when Scott becomes a national hero.
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Writers
Mary McCall (story "The Goldfish Bowl") | Robert Lord (adaptation)
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Updated Apr 2, 1932

Release date
Apr 2, 1932 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Scott 'Scotty' McClenahan Scott 'Scotty' McClenahan   See fewer
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Mary Brian
Janet Porter McClenahan Janet Porter McClenahan   See fewer
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Harold Minjir
Sutter, the Ghost Writer (as Harold Minjer) Sutter, the Ghost Writer (as Harold Minjer)   See fewer
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Emma Dunn
'Moms' McClenahan 'Moms' McClenahan   See fewer
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Walter Catlett
Joseph Craig 'Joe' Chapin Joseph Craig 'Joe' Chapin   See fewer
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David Landau
Chief Petty Officer Steve Stevens Chief Petty Officer Steve Stevens   See fewer
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Oscar Apfel
S.J. Boynton S.J. Boynton   See fewer
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Terrance Ray
Sanford, Naval Officer Helping Scotty Sanford, Naval Officer Helping Scotty   See fewer
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J. Carrol Naish
Lt. Blake (scenes deleted) (as J. Carroll Naish) Lt. Blake (scenes deleted) (as J. Carroll Naish)   See fewer
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Louise Beavers
Ada, Janet's Maid Ada, Janet's Maid   See fewer
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Joseph E. Bernard
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lilian Bond
Edna Jackson, Boynton's Secretary (uncredited) Edna Jackson, Boynton's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Symona Boniface
Autograph Seeker (uncredited) Autograph Seeker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Burton
Admiral (uncredited) Admiral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Berton Churchill
Admiral Blaine (uncredited) Admiral Blaine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georgie Cooper
Mrs. Simmick (uncredited) Mrs. Simmick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecil Cunningham
Autograph Seeker with Sheet Music (uncredited) Autograph Seeker with Sheet Music (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Eaton
Dinner Guest (uncredited) Dinner Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harrison Greene
Radio Man (uncredited) Radio Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julia Griffith
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Dinner Guest (uncredited) Dinner Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivan Linow
Ole Olafson (uncredited) Ole Olafson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Low
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wallace MacDonald
Submarine Sailor (uncredited) Submarine Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Mayor of New York City (uncredited) Mayor of New York City (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Nordstrom
Singer of 'Scotty Boy' (uncredited) Singer of 'Scotty Boy' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Percival
Newsreel Man (uncredited) Newsreel Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Ring
Reporter fron the Star (uncredited) Reporter fron the Star (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Marine Orderly (uncredited) Marine Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Ben, a Sailor (uncredited) Ben, a Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Florist (uncredited) Florist (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 155 votes