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High Hat
     

High Hat

Director: Clifford Sanforth, Frank Luther, Dorothy Dare, Lona Andre

Cast: Clifford Sanforth, Frank Luther, Dorothy Dare, Lona Andre

 
Filmed on a budget of about 78 cents, High Hat was a foredoomed attempt to turn radio singer Frank Luther into a movie star. Luther struggles manfully in the role of Suwanee Collier, the boyfriend and mentor of aspiring vocalist Elanda Lee (Dorothy Dare). A classical singer, Elanda refuses to lower herself to perform "swing" music until Collier shows her the

Overview

Filmed on a budget of about 78 cents, High Hat was a foredoomed attempt to turn radio singer Frank Luther into a movie star. Luther struggles manfully in the role of Suwanee Collier, the boyfriend and mentor of aspiring vocalist Elanda Lee (Dorothy Dare). A classical singer, Elanda refuses to lower herself to perform "swing" music until Collier shows her the way. Such reliable character actors as Franklin Pangborn, Gavin Gordon, Robert Warwick, Esther Muir and Clarence Muse go a long way to relieve the overall tedium. High Hat was distributed on a states-rights basis by Imperial Films, a fly-by-night firm best known for the Bela Lugosi epic Murder by Television.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/24/2009
UPC:
0089218576798
Original Release:
1937
Source:
Alpha Video
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[B&W]
Time:
1:06:00
Sales rank:
81,951

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frank Luther Suwanee Collier
Dorothy Dare Elanda Lee
Lona Andre Carmel Prevost
Franklin Pangborn Mr. Breton
Gavin Gordon Gregory Dupont Jr.
Esther Muir Dixie Durkin
Robert Warwick Dupont Sr.
Clarence Muse Congo
Ferdinand Munier Horatio Parker
Don Raymond Actor
Bruce Mitchell Actor
Harry Harvey Actor
Ted Dawson Actor

Technical Credits
Clifford Sanforth Director,Producer
Charles Abbott Editor
John H. Greenhalgh Cinematographer
Sherman Lowe Screenwriter
Frank Luther Score Composer
Clarence Muse Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- High Hat
2. Chapter 1 [10:09]
3. Chapter 2 [10:56]
4. Chapter 3 [10:33]
5. Chapter 4 [10:49]
6. Chapter 5 [10:59]
7. Chapter 6 [10:40]

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