Release Date: Oct 29, 1937 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
User Ratings: 653
Bookish bank employee Atterbury Dodd (Leslie Howard) is ordered to investigate the near-bankrupt Colossal Studios in Hollywood, to see if the firm is any sort of good risk. Dodd's first brush with Tinseltown's cuckoo atmosphere occurs when he takes a room in a boarding house for extras, where all manner of eccentrics wander about as they wait for the phone to ring (Charles Middleton comports himself in an Abe Lincoln costume, on the off-chance that Hollywood will go back to making Civil War
Oct 29, 1937 Wide
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Audience Reviews for Stand-In
- Douglas Quintain: Hey honey, if you could cook, I'd marry ya.
- Atterbury Dodd: Precisely.
- Lester Plum: Yeah, but most of the finder-outters get their list of items from the screwer-uppers.
- Koslofski: Mr. Quintain, you will please do me the courtesy of not making love to my fiancee... in my presence.
- Douglas Quintain: Listen, slug. I was making love to your fiancee long before they lifted that wet rock and you crawled out.
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