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Bottoms Up (1934 film)

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Director  David Butler
Music director  Howard Jackson
Country  United States
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Genre  Comedy, Drama, Musical
Language  English
Bottoms Up (1934 film) movie poster
Release date  April 13, 1934 (1934-04-13)
Writer  David Butler (screenplay), David Butler (story), Buddy G. DeSylva (screenplay), Buddy G. DeSylva (story), Sid Silvers (screenplay), Sid Silvers (story)
Screenplay  David Butler, Buddy De Sylva, Sid Silvers
Cast  Spencer Tracy ('Smoothie' King), Pat Paterson (Wanda Gale), John Boles (Hal Reed), Sid Silvers (Spud Mosco aka Reginald Morris), Herbert Mundin (Limey Brook aka Lord Brocklehurst), Harry Green (Lewis Wolf)
Similar movies  Related David Butler movies

After winning a contest to go to Hollywood, Calif., Canadian actress Wanda Gale (Pat Paterson) falls for the promises of con man Smoothie (Spencer Tracy) and his partner, Limey (Herbert Mundin). Concocting a story that Wanda is the daughter of a British lord, impersonated by Limey, Smoothie gets Wanda noticed by cynical, drunken director Hal Reed (John Boles). After Smoothie and Limey blackmail Hal, he romances Wanda and makes her a star in his films prompting unexpected jealousy in Smoothie.

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Bottoms Up is a 1934 musical comedy film made by Fox Film Corporation, and was directed by David Butler who co-wrote original story and screenplay with producer Buddy G. DeSylva and co-star Sid Silvers. The picture stars Spencer Tracy, Pat Paterson, John Boles and Herbert Mundin, and features Thelma Todd in a supporting role.

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Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinée idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.


The film tells the story of a promoter who helps a Hollywood extra actress toward stardom, however she turns from him toward her leading man.


  • Spencer Tracy as Smoothie King
  • Pat Paterson as Wanda Gale
  • John Boles as Hal Reed
  • Sid Silvers as Spud Mosco aka Reginald Morris
  • Herbert Mundin as Limey Brook aka Lord Brocklehurst
  • Harry Green as Louis Baer aka Wolf
  • Thelma Todd as Judith Marlowe
  • Robert Emmett OConnor as Detective Rooney
  • Dell Henderson as Lane Worthing
  • Suzanne Kaaren as Wolfs Secretary
  • Douglas Wood as Baldwin
  • References

    Bottoms Up (1934 film) Wikipedia
    Bottoms Up (1934 film) IMDb Bottoms Up (1934 film)

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