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Sweet Adeline

Year:
Duration:
87 min
Genres:
Musical | Romance
IMDB rate:
5.7
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1934-12-29
Filming Locations: Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Irene Dunne
Adeline Schmidt
Donald Woods
Sid Barnett
Hugh Herbert
Rupert Rockingham
Ned Sparks
Dan Herzig
Joseph Cawthorn
Oscar Schmidt
Wini Shaw
Elysia (as Winifred Shaw)
Louis Calhern
Major Day
Nydia Westman
Nellie
Dorothy Dare
Dot
Phil Regan
Michael
Eddie Acuff
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
Ernie Alexander
Tennis Player (uncredited)
Don Alvarado
Renaldo (uncredited)
William Arnold
Second Man at McGowan's (uncredited)
Noah Beery
Sultan in the Show (uncredited)
Glen Cavender
Third Stage Hand (uncredited)
Juanita Conners
Minor Role (uncredited)
Howard Dickinson
Civilian (uncredited)
Johnny Eppelite
Young Al Jolson
Eddie Fetherston
Soldier in Beer Garden (uncredited)
John Gallaudet
Soldier in Beer Garden (uncredited)
Bud Geary
Soldier in Beer Garden (uncredited)
Kirby Grant
Singing Beer Garden Patron (uncredited)
Charles H. Hickman
Marx (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee
Fourth Stage Hand (uncredited)
Mary Lange
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Howard M. Mitchell
Bartender (uncredited)
William V. Mong
The Cobbler (uncredited)
Miki Morita
Day's Butler (uncredited)
David Newell
Young Man with Tennis Racket (uncredited)
Paul Panzer
First Stage Hand (uncredited)
Richard Powell
Soldier in Beer Garden (uncredited)
Cliff Saum
Fifth Stage Hand (uncredited)
Eddie Shubert
Eddie (uncredited)
Landers Stevens
First Man at McGowan's (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan
Captain (uncredited)
Tom Wilson
Sixth Stage Hand (uncredited)
Jack Wise
Second Stage Hand (uncredited)
Evelyn Wynans
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Trivia
The following cast members in studio records/casting call lists (with their character names) did not appear in the movie: Jack Mulhall (Bob), Harry Tyler (Louis), Martin Garralaga (Dark young man), Nick Copeland (Prop man), Ferdinand Munier (General Hawkes), Joseph E. Bernard (Waiter) and 'Mary Treen'.
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The original musical opened on Broadway, New York City, USA on 3 September 1929 at Hammerstein's Theatre and closed on 22 March 1930 after 234 performances. In the cast were Helen Morgan as Addie and Charles Butterworth as Rupert.
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Like many film musicals adapted from stage successes of the time, the plot line and characters of "Sweet Adeline" bear only a faint resemblance to the ones in the original Broadway show.
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Goofs
The action takes place in 1898, but two cast members sing the title song, "You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline", which wasn't published until 1903.
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Photos from cast
Gertrude Astor