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  • The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
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    91 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
Passed
91 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

The Bellows family causes comic confusion on an ocean liner, with time out for radio-style musical acts.
Director
Writers
Walter DeLeon (screen play) | Francis Martin (screen play) | Ken Englund (screen play) | Howard Lindsay (based on an adaptation by) & 2 more
Producer
Cinematographer
Harry Fischbeck (photographed by)
Editors
Chandler House (edited by) | Eda Warren (edited by)
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Updated Feb 11, 1938

Release date
Feb 11, 1938 (United States)

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Cast

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125 cast members
Name Known for
W.C. Fields
T. Frothingill Bellows / S.B. Bellows T. Frothingill Bellows / S.B. Bellows   See fewer
Martha Raye
Martha Bellows Martha Bellows   See fewer
Dorothy Lamour
Dorothy Wyndham Dorothy Wyndham   See fewer
Shirley Ross
Cleo Fielding Cleo Fielding   See fewer
Lynne Overman
Scoop McPhail Scoop McPhail   See fewer
Bob Hope
Buzz Fielding Buzz Fielding   See fewer
Leif Erickson
Bob Hayes (as Leif Erikson) Bob Hayes (as Leif Erikson)   See fewer
Patricia Wilder
Honey Chile Honey Chile   See fewer
Grace Bradley
Grace Fielding Grace Fielding   See fewer
Rufe Davis
Turnkey Turnkey   See fewer
Lionel Pape
Lord Droopy Lord Droopy   See fewer
Virginia Vale
Joan Fielding (as Dorothy Howe) Joan Fielding (as Dorothy Howe)   See fewer
Russell Hicks
Capt. Stafford Capt. Stafford   See fewer
Kirsten Flagstad
Specialty: the Metropolitan Opera Company Specialty: the Metropolitan Opera Company   See fewer
Wilfrid Pelletier
Specialty: Conductor of The Metropolitan Opera Company Specialty: Conductor of The Metropolitan Opera Company   See fewer
Tito Guízar
Specialty Specialty   See fewer
Shep Fields
Bandleader Bandleader   See fewer
Carol Adams
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
John Alban
Ship Passenger (uncredited) Ship Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Louise Allen
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Allen
2nd Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) 2nd Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Rudolph Anders
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
Gertrude Astor
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Irving Bacon
Prisoner Playing Harmonica (uncredited) Prisoner Playing Harmonica (uncredited)   See fewer
Muriel Barr
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Monte Blue
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Brodie
Radio Operator (uncredited) Radio Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Brooke
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
James P. Burtis
3rd Reporter (uncredited) 3rd Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Marie Burton
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Mae Busch
Chaperone (uncredited) Chaperone (uncredited)   See fewer
James Carlisle
Ship Passenger (uncredited) Ship Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Ethel Clayton
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Conlin
1st Reporter (uncredited) 1st Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Eleanor Counts
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
James Craig
Steward (uncredited) Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
Nell Craig
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Edward Cutler
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Billy Daniel
Page Boy (uncredited) Page Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Sheila Darcy
Haughty Girl (uncredited) Haughty Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
John Dawson
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Dorothy Dayton
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Paula DeCardo
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Denning
Officer of The S.S. Gigantic (uncredited) Officer of The S.S. Gigantic (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Dougherty
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Du Frane
Radio Operator (uncredited) Radio Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
Yvonne Duval
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Estelle Etterre
Chaperone (uncredited) Chaperone (uncredited)   See fewer
Marion Feducha
Caddy (uncredited) Caddy (uncredited)   See fewer
Geraldine Fissette
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Jerry Fletcher
1st Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) 1st Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Nora Gale
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Bud Geary
Helmsman (uncredited) Helmsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Gus Glassmire
Passenger (uncredited) Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Gray
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
Lorna Gray
Divorcee (uncredited) Divorcee (uncredited)   See fewer
Harriette Haddon
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Sherry Hall
2nd Reporter (uncredited) 2nd Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Lou Halmy
Musician - Shep Fields Orchestra (uncredited) Musician - Shep Fields Orchestra (uncredited)   See fewer
Ray Hanford
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
Evelyn Harding
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Darlyn Heckley
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Carol Holloway
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Shep Houghton
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
John Hubbard
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
John Huettner
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
John Jennings
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Lola Jensen
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Harvey Karels
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Adelaide Kaye
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Eleanor Keaton
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Gwen Kenyon
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Stanley King
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
Leonid Kinskey
Ivan (uncredited) Ivan (uncredited)   See fewer
Dee La Nore
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Lauter
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary MacLaren
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Wally Maher
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
Joyce Mathews
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Eileen McAvoy
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Lal Chand Mehra
Man Wearing Turban (uncredited) Man Wearing Turban (uncredited)   See fewer
Beth Meredith
Miss 1938 (uncredited) Miss 1938 (uncredited)   See fewer
Ted Meredith
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Millsfield
2nd Official (uncredited) 2nd Official (uncredited)   See fewer
Mavis Mims
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Mitchell
Choir Director (uncredited) Choir Director (uncredited)   See fewer
Helaine Moler
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Rex Moore
Caddy (uncredited) Caddy (uncredited)   See fewer
Clive Morgan
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Patricia Murray
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Maxine Nash
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Newlan
Member of the Black Gang (uncredited) Member of the Black Gang (uncredited)   See fewer
Edgar Norton
Secretary to T.F. Bellows (uncredited) Secretary to T.F. Bellows (uncredited)   See fewer
Wedgwood Nowell
Official (uncredited) Official (uncredited)   See fewer
William H. O'Brien
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Peggy O'Neil
Chaperone (uncredited) Chaperone (uncredited)   See fewer
Ted O'Shea
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Carol Parker
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Eleanor Peterson
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Esther Pressman
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Bernard Punsly
Caddy (uncredited) Caddy (uncredited)   See fewer
Theodore Rand
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jolane Reynolds
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Suzanne Ridgway
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
William Roberts
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Alma Ross
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Bobbie Sheehan
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Katharine Snell
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Stewart
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Amzie Strickland
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Kenneth Swartz
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Teske
Adagio Dancer (uncredited) Adagio Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
August Tollaire
1st Official (uncredited) 1st Official (uncredited)   See fewer
Archie Twitchell
Steward (uncredited) Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
Colleen Ward
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Marion Weldon
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Dorothy White
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Gloria Williams
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Wilson
Member of Black Gang (uncredited) Member of Black Gang (uncredited)   See fewer
Vivian Wilson
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Florence Wix
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ercelle Woods
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Bruce Wyndham
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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