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Hollywood or Bust (1956)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.
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Daniel L. Fapp (as Daniel Fapp)
Editor
Howard A. Smith (as Howard Smith)
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$ 3,300,000
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Release date
Dec 20, 1956 (United States)

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55 cast members
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Dean Martin
Steve Wiley Steve Wiley   See fewer
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Jerry Lewis
Malcolm Smith Malcolm Smith   See fewer
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Pat Crowley
Terry Roberts Terry Roberts   See fewer
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Maxie Rosenbloom
Bookie Benny Bookie Benny   See fewer
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Anita Ekberg
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Valerie Allen
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Leon Alton
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Adelle August
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Alex Ball
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Nick Borgani
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Paul Bradley
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Catherine Brousset
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Drew Cahill
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Kathryn Card
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Paul Cristo
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Jack Deery
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Bellboy (uncredited) Bellboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miss Pettywood (uncredited) Miss Pettywood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Gray
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Sammy Ross (uncredited) Sammy Ross (uncredited)   See fewer
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11 Year Old Girl (uncredited) 11 Year Old Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 1,549 votes