Big Business Overview:

Big Business (1929) was a Short Films - Silent Films Film directed by Leo McCarey and James W. Horne and produced by Hal Roach.

Big Business was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1992.

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The Five Best Movies About Big Business

By Rick29 on Oct 6, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Sloane as the difficult Mr. Ramsey. 1. Patterns (1956). What would you do if you worked for the world's worst boss? If you answered "quit, of course," then this movie is for you! Last year, I showed Patterns to a group of senior managers and we spent over an hour discussing it. Glenn Ford portrays ... Read full article


The Five Best Movies About Big Business

By Rick29 on Oct 6, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Sloane as the difficult Mr. Ramsey. 1. Patterns (1956). What would you do if you worked for the world's worst boss? If you answered "quit, of course," then this movie is for you! Last year, I showed Patterns to a group of senior managers and we spent over an hour discussing it. Van Heflin portrays ... Read full article


Big Business Girl (1931)

By Lindsey on Feb 11, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Claire “Mac” McIntyre (Loretta Young) is a smart woman — a State university graduate, with big dreams that go far beyond marrying and raising a family. That doesn’t mean she can’t find love. She has found it, in fact, with Johnny Saunders (Frank Albertson). But when he&... Read full article


Loretta Young Glass Ceiling Theatre: "Big Business Girl" and "Weekend Marriage"

By David on Apr 20, 2013 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

Although she took a turn or two at playing bad girls -- or at least morally ambivalent girls -- early in her career, Loretta Young always seemed more comfortable in good girl roles, especially the good girl who excels in the workplace while attracting the (usually dishonorable) attentions of the bos... Read full article


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Stan Laurel contradicted Hal Roach's story about the crew demolishing the wrong house during filming. According to Stan, "... the chap who owned the house was employed at the studio and worked on the film with us."
This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1992.
Hal Roach bought a house and its contents from a man, and sent him on his way in his Model T. When it came time to film this short, Roach arrived on location late in the afternoon and found that the actors and crew had actually destroyed the house next door.
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National Film Registry

Big Business

Released 1929
Inducted 1992
(Short, Silent)




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Also directed by James W. Horne




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Also produced by Hal Roach




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Also released in 1929




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