Million Dollar Legs (1932) was a Comedy - Sports Film directed by Edward F. Cline and produced by Herman J. Mankiewicz and B.P. Schulberg.
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Million Dollar Legs is, production-wise, about a year early. It came out in 1932. A year later, another comedy about a goofy European nation, also from Paramount (from the same producer), came out. Duck Soup was a bomb at the time and appreciated later. Million Dollar Legs has a great reputationR... Read full article
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Writer Joseph L. Mankiewicz was inspired to write this film by the wild events of the 1928 Olympic games held in Amsterdam, particularly by an Albanian pole-vaulter who took to the field wearing a pair of goatskin shorts.
The release of this film in July of 1932 was timed to coincide with the Los Angeles Olympics, which began three weeks later.
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