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Bright Lights (1935)

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82 min | Comedy, Music

Joe and Fay Wilson are a happily married vaudeville team. But when a reporter discovers, that one of the chorus girls in the troupe is a slightly eccentric heiress, who bugs sometimes out to do something strange (e.g. being a chorus girl ...See moreJoe and Fay Wilson are a happily married vaudeville team. But when a reporter discovers, that one of the chorus girls in the troupe is a slightly eccentric heiress, who bugs sometimes out to do something strange (e.g. being a chorus girl in vaudeville), the manager decides that Joe had to do is act on Broadway -with the heiress- and the heiress falls in love with him, his marriage is threatened. Written by Stephan Eichenberg See less
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Writers
Bert Kalmar (screen play) | Harry Ruby (screen play) | Ben Markson (adaptation by) | Benny Rubin (adaptation by) | Lois Leeson (from story by)
Cinematographer
Sidney Hickox (photographed by) (as Sid Hickox)
Editor
Bert L'Orle (edited by) (as Bert L'Orlé)
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Updated Jul 27, 1935

Release date
Jul 27, 1935 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Joe E. Brown
Joe Wilson Joe Wilson   See fewer
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Ann Dvorak
Fay Wilson Fay Wilson   See fewer
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Patricia Ellis
Claire Whitmore Claire Whitmore   See fewer
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William Gargan
Dan Wheeler Dan Wheeler   See fewer
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Joseph Cawthorn
Oscar Schlemmer Oscar Schlemmer   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
J.C. Anderson J.C. Anderson   See fewer
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Gordon Westcott
Wellington Wellington   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Post Office Attendant Post Office Attendant   See fewer
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William Demarest
Detective Detective   See fewer
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The Maxellos
Acrobat Act Acrobat Act   See fewer
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Sam Ash
Ticket Clerk (uncredited) Ticket Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Postal Worker (uncredited) Postal Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Blum
Vaudeville Team Member (uncredited) Vaudeville Team Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Backstage Worker in New York (uncredited) Backstage Worker in New York (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Dabney
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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William B. Davidson
The Ventriloquist (uncredited) The Ventriloquist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Elliott
Backstage Actor (uncredited) Backstage Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Audience Spectator in Theatre Box (uncredited) Audience Spectator in Theatre Box (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Fat Lady on Airplane (uncredited) Fat Lady on Airplane (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
Mr. Aldridge (uncredited) Mr. Aldridge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Kaley
Small Role (uncredited) Small Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Traffic Cop at Theatre (uncredited) Traffic Cop at Theatre (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Backstage Worker in Ithica (uncredited) Backstage Worker in Ithica (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Larkin
Russ Kendel (uncredited) Russ Kendel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Audience Spectator (uncredited) Audience Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McLure
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Harold Miller
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Ruth Moody
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Gene Morgan
News Photographer (uncredited) News Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Card Player (uncredited) Card Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Ryley
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Seymour
Theatre Manager at End (uncredited) Theatre Manager at End (uncredited)   See fewer
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August Tollaire
Small Role (uncredited) Small Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Travis
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victoria Vinton
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Wilson
Train Station Clerk (uncredited) Train Station Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clifton Young
Piano Player at Party (uncredited) Piano Player at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 159 votes