GenreComedy, Romance CinematographyRussell Metty CountryUnited States
Release dateApril 26, 1940 (1940-04-26) (US) WriterHoward J. Green (story), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay) CastBarbara Read (Helen Middleton), Alan Mowbray (Donald Avery), Donald MacBride (Jeff Crandall), Helen Vinson (Charlotte Morley), John Archer (Ted Palmer), Leona Maricle (Miss 'Smitty' Smith, Crandall's Secretary) Similar moviesTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Birdman, Blackhat, A Walk Among the Tombstones, Salt, Independence Day
Curtain call 1940
Curtain Call is a 1940 comedy, directed by Frank Woodruff and starring Barbara Read, Helen Vinson, Alan Mowbray and Donald MacBride. The film was followed by a sequel, Footlight Fever, released in 1941.
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Two theatrical producers plan to get even with a demanding actress by tricking her into starring in the worst play they can find. The producer and director conspire to give the actress a dreadful role to play from the script of "The End of Everything". The plot to mislead the actress, however, backfires when she loves the role and gives a stellar performance, which turns the play into a hit.
Barbara Read as Helen Middleton
Alan Mowbray as Donald Avery
Helen Vinson as Charlotte Morley
Donald MacBride as Geoffrey 'Jeff' Crandall
John Archer as Ted Palmer
Leona Maricle as Miss 'Smitty' Smith, Crandall's secretary