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Comet Over Broadway (1938) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Busby Berkeley and John Farrow and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner and Bryan Foy.

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On DVD: Kay Francis in Comet Over Broadway (1938)

By KC on May 11, 2018 From Classic Movies

No actress gave the classic melodramatic weeper more depth than Kay Francis. In a genre crafted to manipulate emotions, she threw herself into the drama with such abandon that you can’t help forgiving her for working your tear ducts so relentlessly. Now on DVD from Warner Archive, Comet Over B... Read full article


Comet Over Broadway (1938)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Eve Appleton (Kay Francis) has big dreams. She’s a working woman, tending the newspaper stand by day and performing in community theater by night, all while taking care of her husband Bill (John Litel) and daughter Jackie (Sybil Jason/Victoria Elizabeth Scott). But she wants more than just a ... Read full article


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When Bill goes to the movie theater to check on Eve, posters for The Black Cat and two hard-to-identify westerns are visible behind him.
This was the first script that Broadway columnist-turned-film writer/producer Mark Hellinger worked on at Warner Brothers. When Bette Davis read the script, she snorted "Weak tea!" and refused to play the lead. She then accepted a role in The Sisters.
Used stock footage from I Found Stella Parish.
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