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Broadway (1942 film)

Broadway
Directed by William A. Seiter
Starring George Raft
Pat O'Brien
Janet Blair
Broderick Crawford
Music by Charles Previn
Frank Skinner
Cinematography George Barnes
Edited by Ted J. Kent
Release dates 1942
Country United States
Language English

Broadway is a 1942 film about Pat O'Brien, Janet Blair, Broderick Crawford, Marjorie Rambeau, Anne Gwynne, and S.Z. Sakall. Raft plays himself, recalling an incident early in his pre-movie career as a dancer. The movie was directed by William A. Seiter.

It was a remake of an old Broadway show produced by Jed Harris.

Another fictionalized biographical movie based on Raft's life, Ray Danton) playing Raft.

Contents

  • Cast 1
  • Production 2
  • Reception 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Cast

Production

The film was an adaptation of a Broadway show which had been filmed in 1929. Raft had wanted to make it at Universal but Jack Warner refused to loan him out so Raft spent eight months on suspension. Eventually Warners relented and Raft made the film.[1]

Reception

The film was a success with audiences.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Everett Aaker, The Films of George Raft, McFarland & Company, 2013 p 100

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