Films Set In Hollywoodby karljhickey14 | created - 08 Apr 2018 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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3. Hollywood Story (1951)
Passed | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
During the 1950s Hollywood, an independent producer unwisely opens an old can of worms when he decides to make a movie about the 1929 unsolved murder of a famous silent-film director.
Approved | 80 min | Comedy
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
5. Stand-In (1937)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A New York bank plans to sell a Hollywood studio at a big loss. But the head accountant is suspicious and goes to investigate. He finds chicanery, romance, and help to save the studio.
6. The Affairs of Annabel (1938)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy
Wonder Pictures' seedy publicity man Lanny Morgan has put the studio's biggest star, Annabel Allison, in one crazy stunt after another. His latest scheme has Annabel pretending to be a maid... See full summary »
8. It's a Great Feeling (1949)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Music
A waitress at the Warner Bros. commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when two actors agree to help her.
9. Louisiana Hayride (1944)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Comedy, Music
Two con men dupe a country bumpkin into giving them all of her money under the pretense that they'll make her a movie star. She and her family eventually track them in Hollywood, still ... See full summary »
10. Scatterbrain (1940)
Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Musical
Eddie MacIntyre is a press agent, talent scout and right-hand man to J.R.Russell, Producer/Director of Perfection Pictures, is planning a scheme in which he will "plant" his girl friend, ... See full summary »
11. Bottoms Up (1934)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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.
12. Here Comes Carter (1936)
Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Kent Carter is just a regular Joe who works at a movie studio and observes interesting behavior concerning actors. He uses the info to become a hard driven gossip reporter and bring down a star with a mean streak.
14. The Gas House Kids in Hollywood (1947)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime
The Gas House Kids go to Hollywood, where they become entangled with a mad scientist while attempting to find a lost treasure in a haunted house.
16. Hollywood Hotel (1937)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ronny Bowers, a saxophonist in Benny Goodman's band has won a talent contest an got a ten week contract with a film studio. On his first evening he is supposed to go with the studio's star ... See full summary »
18. It Happened in Hollywood (1937)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While hospitalized young Billy meets his silent movie idol Tim Bart but then the talkies came, destroying Bart's career. Now Bart must convince his young friend he is still a star.
19. Swingtime in the Movies (1938)
Approved | 20 min | Musical, Short, Comedy
In this musical short, a director named Nitvitch, unhappy with the lead actress in his Western, makes an unexpected discovery in the studio cafe where some big stars are being served by a bevy of beautiful singing, dancing waitresses.
21. Another Face (1935)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, Comedy
On the run from the New York police on a murder charge, gangster Broken Nose Dawson undergoes plastic surgery to change his appearance, then goes to Hollywood. Posing as millionaire playboy... See full summary »
22. I'm Still Alive (1940)
Passed | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Steve Bennett is a daring flier who crashes airplanes for the movies, and Laura Marley is an arrogant movie star who is transformed into a very likable woman when she marries Steve. But she... See full summary »
23. 365 Nights in Hollywood (1934)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Down-on-his-luck film director Jimmie Dale takes a job at a fly-by-night acting school. He is drawn into the plans of the school's owner to bilk a wealthy young man out of the funds he has ... See full summary »
24. Sitting Pretty (1933)
85 min | Musical
Chick Parker and Pete Pendleton are songwriters that are en route from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Dorothy, a lunch wagon proprietor, joins them.
25. The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947)
Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When a dead body turns up in the home of a famous actress, two reporters (who also happen to be in love with one another) compete to get the real scoop.
26. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.
27. In Person (1935)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Carol Corliss, a beautiful movie star so insecure about her celebrity that she goes around in disguise, meets a rugged outdoorsman who is unaffected by her star status.
28. Discarded Lovers (1932)
Not Rated | 60 min | Mystery
In this murder mystery, sexy blonde film star Irma Gladden is found dead in her car after shooting the last scene in her film, "Falling Star" at Eminent Studios. The suspects are numerous ... See full summary »
29. The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Western
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" ... See full summary »
30. Sitting on the Moon (1936)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A pair of hit songwriters fall in love with an ex-film star and her friend, but a blackmailer arrives to disrupt the romances. Based on William Field's short story "Temperamental Lady."
31. Police Court (1932)
Passed | 63 min | Drama
A once great stage and screen actor (Henry B. Walthall) has fallen from fame because of his alcoholism; his young son (Leon Janney) is determined to see his father "make good" again.
32. Merton of the Movies (1947)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
A Kansas bumpkin goes to Hollywood to become a movie star and gets a job burlesquing his favorite actor - only he thinks the role is serious.
34. Make Me a Star (1932)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Merton Gill is longing to become a cowboy actor and leaves his hometown to try his luck in Hollywood, but there his acting ability is regarded as non-existent. Actress Flips gives him a ... See full summary »
36. Young and Beautiful (1934)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Bob Preston, publicity man for Superba Pictures, uses his publicity skills in an attempt to make this fiancée June Dale the most famous movie star in the world. But in doing so, he forgets ... See full summary »
37. The Talk of Hollywood (1929)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Schlock-movie producer J. Pierpont Ginsburg, after declaring, in a Yiddish accent, that "talking pictures are in their infantry," decides to put all of his savings into a big-budgeted ... See full summary »
39. Slightly French (1949)
Passed | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A cinema director who is in an emotional and professional crisis thinks that he has discovered a French star when he meets an ordinary dancer.
41. Star Dust (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »
42. Heartaches (1947)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Up-and-coming Hollywood actor/crooner, Vic Morton, has a secret. He starts receiving death threats in the mail and an attempt on his life is made. Soon after, two of his associates are murdered. Who is behind it all?
46. Hollywood Round-Up (1937)
Passed | 54 min | Western