CastBobby Breen (Chip Winters), Basil Rathbone (Johnny Selden), Henry Armetta (Moreta), Donald Meek (Joseph), Leon Errol (Brennan), Billy Lee (Pee Wee) Release date27 August 1937 WriterGertrude Berg (story), Al Boasberg (additional dialogue), William Hurlbut (additional dialogue), Bernard Schubert, Earle Snell GenresComedy, Musical, Musical comedy Similar moviesRelated Kurt Neumann movies
Make a Wish is a 1937 American musical comedy film directed by Kurt Neumann and starring Bobby Breen, Basil Rathbone and Marion Claire.
Whilst at summer camp in the Maine woods, young Chip Winters (Breen) befriends British composer Johnathan Selden (Rathbone), who left the city high life to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his widowed singer mother Irene Winters (Claire) and Selden.
Bobby Breen as Chip Winters
Basil Rathbone Johnny Selden
Marion Claire as Irene Winters (her only film appearance)
Ralph Forbes as Walter Mays
Donald Meek as Butler Joseph
Billy Lee as Pee Wee
Henry Armetta as Composer Moreta
Leon Errol as Composer Brennan
Herbert Rawlinson as Camp Manager Stevens
Charles Richman as Mr. Wagner
The film was a mild success.
Hugo Riesenfeld received a nomination for the Academy Award for best musical score for this film.