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Budget  843,000 USD
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Country  United States
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Musical, Romance
Production  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Language  English
The Cat and the Fiddle (film) movie poster
Director  William K. Howard Sam Wood (uncredited)
Writer  Otto A. Harbach, Bella Spewack
Release date  February 16, 1934 (1934-02-16)
Directors  William K. Howard, Sam Wood
Cast  Ramon Novarro (Victor Florescu), Jeanette MacDonald (Shirley Sheridan), Frank Morgan (Jules Daudet), Charles Butterworth (Charles), Jean Hersholt (Professor Bertier), Vivienne Segal (Odette Brieux)
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The cat and the fiddle 1934


The Cat and the Fiddle is a 1934 American Pre-Code romantic musical film directed by William K. Howard based on the hit 1931 Broadway musical of the same name by Jerome Kern and Otto A. Harbach, about a romance between a struggling composer and an American singer. The film stars Ramon Novarro and Jeanette MacDonald in her MGM debut.

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The final reel was filmed in the then newly perfected three-strip Technicolor process, previously used only in Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies cartoons.

Cast

  • Ramon Novarro as Victor Florescu
  • Jeanette MacDonald as Shirley Sheridan
  • Frank Morgan as Jules Daudet
  • Charles Butterworth as Charles
  • Jean Hersholt as Professor Bertier
  • Vivienne Segal as Odette Brieux
  • Frank Conroy as The Theatre Owner
  • Henry Armetta as the Taxi Driver
  • Adrienne D'Ambricourt as Concierge
  • Joseph Cawthorn as Rodolphe 'Rudy' Brieux
  • Sterling Holloway as Flower Messenger (uncredited)
  • Box office

    The film grossed a total (domestic and foreign) of $1,099,000: $455,000 from the US and Canada and $644,000 elsewhere resulting in a loss of $142,000. The film was a box office disappointment for MGM.

    References

    The Cat and the Fiddle (film) Wikipedia
    The Cat and the Fiddle (film) IMDb The Cat and the Fiddle (film) themoviedb.org


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