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The Star Maker (1939)

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94 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

This is a film about the life of Gus Edwards, a well known vaudeville composer, entertainer, and producer.
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Writers
Arthur Caesar (based on a story by) (screenplay) | William A. Pierce (based on a story by) | Frank Butler (screenplay) | Don Hartman (screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Aug 25, 1939

Release date
Aug 25, 1939 (United States)

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88 cast members
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Bing Crosby
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Linda Ware
Jane Gray Jane Gray   See fewer
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Ned Sparks
'Speed' King 'Speed' King   See fewer
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Walter Damrosch
Walter Damrosch Walter Damrosch   See fewer
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Laura Hope Crews
Carlotta Salvini Carlotta Salvini   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
Mr. Proctor Mr. Proctor   See fewer
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Clara Blandick
Miss Esther Jones Miss Esther Jones   See fewer
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Ben Welden
Joe Gimlick Joe Gimlick   See fewer
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Janet Waldo
Stella Stella   See fewer
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Paul Stanton
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John Andrews
Andy (uncredited) Andy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joyce Arleen
Toots (uncredited) Toots (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sig Arno
Ballet Master (uncredited) Ballet Master (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Atherton
Curly (uncredited) Curly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Babb
Dottie (uncredited) Dottie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Batten
Bats (uncredited) Bats (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Ellen Bergren
Ivories (uncredited) Ivories (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Singing Boys
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Harry C. Bradley
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Brenon
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fritzi Brunette
Cutie's Mother (uncredited) Cutie's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Daisy Bufford
Colored Maid (uncredited) Colored Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Byrne
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A.S. 'Pop' Byron
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Gene Collins
Dummy (uncredited) Dummy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Connelly
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Joseph Crehan
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Danny Daniels
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Joel Davis
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Richard Denning
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Dolores Dianne
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Dante DiPaolo
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Roland Dupree
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Earl Dwire
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Eugene Eberle
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George Eldredge
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Ralph Faulkner
Fencing Master (uncredited) Fencing Master (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
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Allen Fox
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Joe Geil
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Leslie Gerald
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Billy Gilbert
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Ethel Griffies
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George Guhl
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Ruddy Hartz
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Grace Hayle
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Darryl Hickman
Boots (uncredited) Boots (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Hilton
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Don Hulbert
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Richard Humphries
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Danny Jackson
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Selmer Jackson
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terry Kaye
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Jack Lindquist
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Wally Maher
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Doro Merande
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Johnnie Morris
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ottola Nesmith
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Oscar O'Shea
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Jacqueline Ossia
Penny (uncredited) Penny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emory Parnell
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Cookie (uncredited) Cookie (uncredited)   See fewer
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George C. Pearce
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Jack Pennick
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Stanley Price
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Frances Raymond
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Ralph Reed
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Bodil Rosing
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Jean Ruth
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Edwin Stanley
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Kay Tapscott
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Leon Tyler
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Max Wagner
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Morgan Wallace
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5.8 / 10 | 52 votes