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It Happened in Hollywood (1937)

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67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

While hospitalized young Billy meets his silent movie idol Tim Bart but then the talkies came, destroying Bart's career. Now Bart must convince his young friend he is still a star.
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Ethel Hill (screen play) | Harvey Fergusson (screen play) | Samuel Fuller (screen play) (as Sam Fuller) | Myles Connolly (story "Once a Hero")
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Updated Sep 7, 1937

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Sep 7, 1937 (United States)

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Richard Dix
Tim Bart Tim Bart   See fewer
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Fay Wray
Gloria Gay Gloria Gay   See fewer
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Charles Arnt
Jed Reed Jed Reed   See fewer
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Granville Bates
Sam Bennett Sam Bennett   See fewer
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William B. Davidson
Al Howard Al Howard   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Joe Stevens Joe Stevens   See fewer
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James Donlan
Shorty Shorty   See fewer
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Bill Burrud
Billy - The Kid (as Billy Burrud) Billy - The Kid (as Billy Burrud)   See fewer
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Franklin Pangborn
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Young Girl (uncredited) Young Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 343 votes