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Dramatic School (9-Dec-1938)

Director: Robert B. Sinclair

Writers: Ernest Vajda; Mary C. McCall, Jr.

From a play: School of Drama by Hans Szekely and Zoltan Egyed

Musical Score by: Franz Waxman

Producer: Mervyn LeRoy

Keywords: Drama

Girl who moonlights as a factory worker attends the Paris School of Drama and weaves an intricate fantasy life as a fašade for the other students, then parts of the fantasy come true. Adapted from a Hungarian play, features several big stars early in their career. Final MGM contract film for Luise Rainer.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Marie Blake
Actor
21-Aug-1895 14-Jan-1978 Grandmama on The Addams Family
Rand Brooks
Actor
21-Sep-1918 1-Sep-2003 Gone With the Wind
Hans Conried
Actor
15-Apr-1917 5-Jan-1982 Character actor, 1930s to 1970s
Melville Cooper
Actor
15-Oct-1896 31-Mar-1973 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Margaret Dumont
Actor
20-Oct-1882 6-Mar-1965 Foil to the Marx Brothers
Paulette Goddard
Actor
3-Jun-1910 23-Apr-1990 Reap the Wild Wind
Virginia Grey
Actor
22-Mar-1917 31-Jul-2004 Hullabaloo
John Hubbard
Actor
14-Apr-1914 6-Nov-1988 Dramatic School
Alan Marshal
Actor
29-Jan-1909 13-Jul-1961 Night Must Fall
Frank Puglia
Actor
9-Mar-1892 25-Oct-1975 20 Million Miles to Earth
Luise Rainer
Actor
12-Jan-1910   German film actress
Erik Rhodes
Actor
10-Feb-1906 17-Feb-1990 Top Hat
Ann Rutherford
Actor
2-Nov-1917 11-Jun-2012 Andy Hardy's girlfriend Polly
Gale Sondergaard
Actor
15-Feb-1899 14-Aug-1985 Anthony Adverse
Henry Stephenson
Actor
16-Apr-1871 24-Apr-1956 The Prince and the Pauper
Genevieve Tobin
Actor
29-Nov-1899 21-Jul-1995 One Hour with You
Lana Turner
Actor
8-Feb-1920 29-Jun-1995 The Postman Always Rings Twice

CAST

Luise Rainer   ...   Louise
Paulette Goddard   ...   Nana
with
Alan Marshal   ...   Andre D'Abbencourt
Lana Turner   ...   Mado
Genevieve Tobin   ...   Gina Bertier
John Hubbard   ...   Fleury
Henry Stephenson   ...   Pasquel, Sr.
Gale Sondergaard   ...   Mme. Charlot
Melville Cooper   ...   Boulin
Erik Rhodes   ...   Georges Mounier
Virginia Grey   ...   Simone
Ann Rutherford   ...   Yvonne
Hans Conried   ...   Ramy
Rand Brooks   ...   Pasquel, Jr.
Jean Chatburn   ...   Mimi
Marie Blake   ...   Annette
Cecilia C. Callejo   ...   La Brasiliana
Margaret Dumont   ...   Pantomimic Teacher
Frank Puglia   ...   Alphonse
Dorothy Granger   ...   Fat Girl

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