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Crashing Hollywood (1938)

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61 min | Comedy, Crime

An ex-con, just out of prison, and his wife meet a screen writer on the train and decide that, since he's writing about crime without knowing much about it, collaborating with him would be better than starting a duck farm. Things get a bit...See moreAn ex-con, just out of prison, and his wife meet a screen writer on the train and decide that, since he's writing about crime without knowing much about it, collaborating with him would be better than starting a duck farm. Things get a bit sticky when the real gangsters show up and want to know how Hollywood knows so much about them. Written by Arlene K. Witt See less
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Director
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Paul Yawitz (screenplay) | Gladys Atwater (screenplay) | Paul Dickey (play "Lights Out") | Mann Page (play "Lights Out")
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Updated Jan 7, 1938

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Jan 7, 1938 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Lee Tracy
Michael Winslow Michael Winslow   See fewer
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Joan Woodbury
Barbara Lang Barbara Lang   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
Herman Tibbets Herman Tibbets   See fewer
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Lee Patrick
Goldie Tibbets Goldie Tibbets   See fewer
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Richard Lane
Hugo Wells Hugo Wells   See fewer
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Bradley Page
Thomas 'Tom' Darcy / 'The Hawk' Thomas 'Tom' Darcy / 'The Hawk'   See fewer
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George Irving
Alexander Peyton Alexander Peyton   See fewer
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Frank M. Thomas
Detective Decker Detective Decker   See fewer
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Jack Carson
Dickson Dickson   See fewer
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Alec Craig
Movie Studio Receptionist Movie Studio Receptionist   See fewer
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Jimmy Conlin
Crisby (as James Conlin) Crisby (as James Conlin)   See fewer
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Willie Best
Train Porter (uncredited) Train Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Brodie
The Hawk Auditioner (uncredited) The Hawk Auditioner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Clifton
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Cramer
Detective Barging Into Makeup Room (uncredited) Detective Barging Into Makeup Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Cunard
Mrs. Armstrong (uncredited) Mrs. Armstrong (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edythe Elliott
Barbara's Landlady (uncredited) Barbara's Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Farley
Dining Car Waiter (uncredited) Dining Car Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Ferguson
Movie Premiere Guard (uncredited) Movie Premiere Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Parker
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leona Roberts
Extra Assigned to Stage 6 (uncredited) Extra Assigned to Stage 6 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerald Oliver Smith
Joe, Mike's Butler (uncredited) Joe, Mike's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bryant Washburn
'Martin' the Chauffeur (uncredited) 'Martin' the Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 179 votes