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Going Hollywood (1933) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Walter Wanger.

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By Terry on Jun 5, 2018 From Stardust and Shadows

Its summer time (IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME made in 1949) and that means? a? song in? some people’s hearts so why not enjoy a Hollywood musical. Take a? spin through the 1937 Raoul Walsh directed GOING HOLLYWOOD.? ?The one and only Bing Crosby and Marion? Davies are? featured along with? Canad... Read full article

Musical Monday: Going Hollywood (1933)

on Apr 25, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: “Going Hollywood”... Read full article

Going Hollywood (1933)

By Lindsey on Jan 9, 2016 From The Motion Pictures

Sylvia Bruce (Marion Davies) is not your average schoolteacher. A French instructor at the all-girls Briarcroft School where she was once a student, Sylvia dreams of leaving her job and finding a more exciting life, full of romance. Her dream just may become reality when a radio performance by croon... Read full article


By Lara on Jul 13, 2014 From Backlots

Readers, it has been an unusually busy month! I apologize profusely for my lack of posts over the past 2 weeks, but between various film-related projects and trying to work to fund them, I have been lax with my blogging. But I am back, and ready to dive back in with another installment of Treasures ... Read full article

The Hollywood Revue is Going Hollywood!

By Angela on Mar 11, 2014 From Hollywood Revue

I am very excited to announce that I will be making my way to Los Angeles next month to cover this year’s Turner Classic Movie Film Festival!? So stay tuned for lots of details on all the festival happenings; I have a feeling it’s going to be incredible!... Read full article

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Bill 'Billy' Williams: [singing] Out where they say, "Let us be gay," I'm goin' Hollywood. I'll ballyhoo greetings to you, I'm goin' Hollywood. Hey, while you sleepyheads are in that hay, I'll be dancing - I'm gonna be dancing with a sun-kissed baby. And I'm on my way - here's my beret, I'm going Hollywood!

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Marion Davies requested Bing Crosby as her co-star, but William Randolph Hearst, the financial backer of Cosmopolitan Productions, refused because he did not like Crosby's singing style. Composer Arthur Freed, however, convinced Hearst that Crosby would be good for Davies' sagging career. Davies also requested Fifi D'Orsay be cast as "Lili", and Hearst agreed despite his wish to cast Lili Damita in that role.
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