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Comet Over Broadway (1938)

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70 min | Drama, Romance

Story of a rising stage star and the trouble she causes by her ambition.
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Writers
Mark Hellinger (screen play) | Robert Buckner (screen play) | Faith Baldwin (from: a Cosmopolitan Magazine story by)
Composer
Heinz Roemheld (as H. Roemheld)
Cinematographer
James Wong Howe (photography)
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Updated Dec 3, 1938

Release date
Dec 3, 1938 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Kay Francis
Eve Appleton Eve Appleton   See fewer
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Ian Hunter
Bert Ballin Bert Ballin   See fewer
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John Litel
Bill Appleton Bill Appleton   See fewer
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Minna Gombell
Tim Adams Tim Adams   See fewer
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Sybil Jason
Jackie Jackie   See fewer
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Melville Cooper
Emerson Emerson   See fewer
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Ian Keith
Wilton Banks Wilton Banks   See fewer
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Leona Maricle
Janet Eaton Janet Eaton   See fewer
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Ray Mayer
Brogan Brogan   See fewer
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Vera Lewis
Mrs. Appleton Mrs. Appleton   See fewer
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Nat Carr
Haines Haines   See fewer
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Chester Clute
Willis Willis   See fewer
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Edward McWade
Harvey Harvey   See fewer
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Clem Bevans
Benson Benson   See fewer
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Dorothy Comingore
Mrs. McDermott (as Linda Winters) Mrs. McDermott (as Linda Winters)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Stage Manager Stage Manager   See fewer
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Fern Barry
Amateur Actress (uncredited) Amateur Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
English Porter (uncredited) English Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Raymond Brown
Trial Judge (uncredited) Trial Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allan Cavan
Prison Official (uncredited) Prison Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Conlin
Burlesque Comic (uncredited) Burlesque Comic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Connors
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Maurice Costello
Actor at Dress Rehearsal (uncredited) Actor at Dress Rehearsal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dudley Dickerson
Train Porter (uncredited) Train Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Dorr
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Edgar Edwards
Walter (uncredited) Walter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Fletcher
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Gordon
First Chorus Girl (uncredited) First Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Valerie Hall
chorus Girl (uncredited) chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susan Hayward
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Jan Holm
Helen Sherman - Ticket Booth Girl (uncredited) Helen Sherman - Ticket Booth Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Ingraham
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessie May Jackson
Second Chorus Girl (uncredited) Second Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Owen King
First Actor (uncredited) First Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard M. Mitchell
Pete - Court Officer (uncredited) Pete - Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles R. Moore
Sam - Cleaning Man (uncredited) Sam - Cleaning Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Nelson
Garage mechanic (uncredited) Garage mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank O'Connor
Officer Bringing Bill to Prison (uncredited) Officer Bringing Bill to Prison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Orth
Cab Driver (uncredited) Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victoria Elizabeth Scott
Jackie - Age 1½ Years (uncredited) Jackie - Age 1½ Years (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Seel
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janet Shaw
Janet's Dining Companion (uncredited) Janet's Dining Companion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
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Leo White
Man in Restaurant (uncredited) Man in Restaurant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7 / 10 | 256 votes