GenreMusical, Comedy CinematographyLeo Tover CountryUnited States
Release dateJune 29, 1934 (1934-06-29) WriterClaude Binyon, Gene Fowler (play), Howard J. Green, Ben Hecht (play) CastJack Oakie (Nicky Nelson), Ben Bernie (Joe Davis), Dorothy Dell (Lily Raquel), Alison Skipworth (The Countess), Roscoe Karns (Sailor Burke), Arline Judge (Jackie Donovan) Similar moviesBirdman, Frozen, Pitch Perfect 2, Aladdin, Mulan, Into the Woods
Shoot the Works is a 1934 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Wesley Ruggles and written by Claude Binyon, Gene Fowler, Howard J. Green and Ben Hecht. The film stars Jack Oakie, Ben Bernie, Dorothy Dell, Alison Skipworth, Roscoe Karns, Arline Judge and William Frawley. The film was released on June 29, 1934, by Paramount Pictures, preceding by three days the most rigorously enforced version of the Hollywood Production Code, which came into effect on July 1, 1934.