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The Big Broadcast (1932)

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This lively musical features some of the most popular radio performers of the day doing their best-known skits. It also made Bing Crosby a star. The acts are framed by the story of a little radio station teetering upon the brink of bankruptcy.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Comedy , Musical & Performing Arts , Romance
Directed By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
Paramount Pictures

Cast

Bing Crosby
as Bing Hornsby
George Burns
as George
Kate Smith
as Kate Smith
Gracie Allen
as Gracie
Stuart Erwin
as Leslie McWhinney
Leila Hyams
as Anita Rogers
George Barbier
as Clapsaddle
Ralph Robertson
as Announcer
Alex Melesh
as Bird and Animal Man
Spec O'Donnell
as Office Boy
Anna Chandler
as Mrs. Cohen
James Craig
as Steward
Irving Bacon
as Prisoner
Edgar Norton
as Secretary to T.F. Bellows
Cab Calloway
as Cab Calloway
Arthur Tracy
as Arthur Tracy - 'The Street Singer'
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The first of Paramount's popular 1930s series features a snappy script, surreal sight gags, and a wealth a guest stars including Kate Smith, The Mills Brothers and Cab Calloway. Bing Crosby sings "Please," and Burns & Allen provide several comedy sketches.

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

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