Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood


This spoof makes fun of a certain famous German shepherd movie star from the 1920s. The mayhem begins when the head honcho of a financially struggling studio turns a lost dog into a legend. The story features a number of old stars making cameo appearances.
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This spoof makes fun of a certain famous German shepherd movie star from the 1920s. The mayhem begins when the head honcho of a financially struggling studio turns a lost dog into a legend. The story features a number of old stars making cameo appearances.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/2008
  • UPC: 844503000361
  • Original Release: 1976
  • Rating:

  • Source: Legend Films
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 36,063

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bruce Dern Grayson Potchuck
Madeline Kahn Estie Del Ruth
Art Carney J.J. Fromberg
Phil Silvers Murray Fromberg
Ron Leibman Rudy Montague
Teri Garr Fluffy Peters
Augustus Von Schumacher Won Ton Ton
Robert Alda Richard Entwhistle
Morey Amsterdam Custard Pie Star
Army Archerd Premiere M.C.
Edward Ashley 2nd Butler
Billy Barty Assistant Director
William Benedict Man on bus
Edgar Bergen Prof. Quicksand
Milton Berle Blind man
Jack Bernardi Fluffy's escort
Janet Blair President's Girl 3
Joan Blondell Landlady
James Brodhead Priest
Rory Calhoun Philip Hart
John Carradine Drunk
Jack Carter Male Journalist
Cyd Charisse President's Girl 4
Jane Connell Waitress
Jackie Coogan Stagehand I
Broderick Crawford Special Effects Man
Dennis Day Singing Telegraph man
Yvonne de Carlo Cleaning woman
Gloria de Haven President's Girl I
William Demarest Studio Gatekeeper
Andy Devine Priest in dog pound
Alice Faye Secretary at gate
Fritz Feld Rudy's Butler
Stepin Fetchit Dancing Butler
Rhonda Fleming Rhoda Flaming
Eddie Foy Jr. Custard Pie Star
Zsa Zsa Gabor Premiere Female Star
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez Mexican Projectionist
Ronny Graham Mark Bennett
Shecky Green Tourist
Dorothy Gulliver Old woman on bus
Huntz Hall Moving Man
Dick Haymes James Crawford
Sterling Holloway Old man on bus
Tab Hunter David Hamilton
George Jessel Awards Announcer
Fernando Lamas Premiere Male Star
Dorothy Lamour Visiting Film Star
Jack LaRue Silent film villain
Peter Lawford Slapstick star
Phil Leeds Dog catcher
Eddie LeVeque Prostitute's Customer
Keye Luke Cook in Kitchen
Guy Madison Star at Screening
Victor Mature Nick
Virginia Mayo Miss Battley
Mike Mazurki Studio Guard
Ethel Merman Hedda Parsons
Kres Mersky Girl in Arab film
Ann Miller President's Girl
Eli Mintz Tailor
Ricardo Montalban Silent film star
Dennis Morgan Tour Guide
Patricia Morison Star at Screening
Ken Murray Souvenir Salesman
Carmel Myers Woman Journalist
Barbara Nichols Nick's Girl
Cliff Norton Dog Catcher
Louis Nye Radio Interviewer
Walter Pidgeon Grayson's butler
Aldo Ray Stubby Stebbins
Harry Ritz Cleaning Woman
Jimmy Ritz Cleaning Woman
Ann Rutherford Grayson's studio secretary
Dean Stockwell Paul Lavell
Regis Toomey Burlesque Stagehand
Herbert Pryor Vallée Autograph Hound
Romo Vincent Short order cook
Nancy Walker Mrs. Fromberg
Doodles Weaver Man in Mexican Film
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. Stagehand 2
Jesse White Rudy's agent
Henry Wilcoxon Silent film director
Won Ton Ton
Henny Youngman Manny Farber
Technical Credits
Michael Winner Director, Producer
Bernard Gribble Editor
Neal Hefti Score Composer
Cy Howard Screenwriter
Richard H. Kline Cinematographer
Charles Okun Asst. Director
Ned Parsons Set Decoration/Design
David V. Picker Producer
Bob Post Sound/Sound Designer
Ward Preston Art Director
Philip Rhodes Makeup
Arnold Schulman Producer, Screenwriter
Hugh Strain Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Won Ton Ton the Dog Who Saved Hollywood
1. Main Title [2:27]
2. World-Famous Dog [10:13]
3. Won Ton Ton Is Discovered [7:04]
4. A Star is Born [5:59]
5. Estie and the Dog [13:48]
6. Ladies and Gentlemen, Rudy Montague [9:15]
7. Tough Crowds and Goodbyes [11:10]
8. A Star is Born...Again [2:20]
9. Won Ton Ton Now [10:31]
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