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The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)

97 min | Musical

Spud Miller hopes to save his struggling radio station by winning a broadcast competition, with the help of the Radio Eye, an invention that can display live events from anywhere in the world.
Writers
Walter DeLeon (screenplay) | Francis Martin (screenplay) | Ralph Spence (screenplay) | Jack Mintz (continuity)
Cinematographer
Leo Tover (photographed by)
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Updated Sep 20, 1935

Release date
Sep 20, 1935 (United States)

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87 cast members
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Jack Oakie
Spud Miller Spud Miller   See fewer
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George Burns
George Burns George Burns   See fewer
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Gracie Allen
Gracie Allen Gracie Allen   See fewer
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Lyda Roberti
Countess Ysobel de Naigila Countess Ysobel de Naigila   See fewer
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C. Henry Gordon
Gordoni Gordoni   See fewer
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Benny Baker
Herman Herman   See fewer
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Ethel Merman
Ethel Merman Ethel Merman   See fewer
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Mary Boland
Mrs. Sealingsworth Mrs. Sealingsworth   See fewer
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Charles Ruggles
Wilbur Sealingsworth Wilbur Sealingsworth   See fewer
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David Holt
Brother Brother   See fewer
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Virginia Weidler
Little Girl in Hospital Little Girl in Hospital   See fewer
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Guy Standing
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Bill Robinson
Specialty Specialty   See fewer
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Ray Noble
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Ina Ray Hutton
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Samuel S. Hinds
Captain Captain   See fewer
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Will Bradley
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Jim Cannon
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Dan D'Andrea
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Louis Da Pron
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The Dandridge Sisters
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Dorothy Dandridge
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Vivian Dandridge
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Pee Wee Erwin
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Frank Forest
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Bud Freeman
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Carlos Gardel
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Bill Hartly
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Etta Jones
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Delmar Kaplan
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Glenn Miller
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Johnny Mince
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The Nicholas Brothers
Dot and Dash Dot and Dash   See fewer
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Nick Pisani
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Fritz Prospero
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Ray Noble and His Orchestra
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Charlie Spivak
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Richard Tauber
Richard Richard   See fewer
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Claude Thornhill
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George Van Eps
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Eleanore Whitney
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Willie West and McGinty
Three Radio Actors playing Three Carpenters Three Radio Actors playing Three Carpenters   See fewer
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Milt Yaner
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Richard Alexander
Salvo (uncredited) Salvo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
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Chuck Hamilton
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Tom Hanlon
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Leon Holmes
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Arthur Stuart Hull
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William Irving
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Hank Mann
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Jack Mulhall
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5.9 / 10 | 211 votes