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Make Me a Star (30-Jun-1932)

Director: William Beaudine

Writers: Walter DeLeon; Arthur Kober; Sam Mintz

From novel: Merton of the Movies by Harry Leon Wilson

From a play: Merton of the Movies by George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly, and Moss Hart

Keywords: Comedy, Drama

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joan Blondell
30-Aug-1906 25-Dec-1979 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Ruth Donnelly
17-May-1896 17-Nov-1982 A Slight Case of Murder
Stuart Erwin
14-Feb-1903 21-Dec-1967 The Stu Erwin Show
Sam Hardy
21-Mar-1883 16-Oct-1935 King Kong
Zazu Pitts
3-Jan-1894 7-Jun-1963 The Wedding March
Ben Turpin
19-Sep-1869 1-Jul-1940 Cross-eyed comic actor


Review by anonymous (posted on 6-Jan-2007)

Yes , this movie also includes Stu Erwin and silent film star Ben Turpin. The movie is about a smalltown grocery clerk (Stu Erwin) who yearns to be a serious Cowboy movie star and is helped by Joan Blondel. She talks to a movie director on his behalf to try and help him accomplish his dream. He ends up being duped into playing a bumbling cowboy and the movie is a hit. He feels he has been embarrased and wants to go back to his small town. It ends with Joan Blondel talking him into staying in the movies. Very funny movie

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