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The Milky Way

89 min | Germany:84 min (TV)
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Leo McCarey
Country: USA
Release Date: 1936-02-07
Filming Locations: Paramount Studios - 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Budget: $1,032,000
Gross: $1,170,000 (USA) Copyright Holder Copyright MCMXXXVI by Paramount Productions Inc. (on print)
Harold Lloyd
Burleigh Sullivan
Adolphe Menjou
Gabby Sloan
Verree Teasdale
Ann Westley
Helen Mack
Mae Sullivan
William Gargan
Speed McFarland
George Barbier
Wilbur Austin
Dorothy Wilson
Polly Pringle
Lionel Stander
Spider Schultz
Charles Lane
Marjorie Gateson
Mrs. E. Winthrop LeMoyne
Murray Alper
Cabbie with Little Agnes
Bull Anderson
Oblitsky (uncredited)
Harry Anderson
Milkman (uncredited)
Eugene Barry
Cop (uncredited)
Jay Belasco
Man in Car (uncredited)
Harry Bernard
Cop (uncredited)
Landlady (uncredited)
Harry Bowen
Bartender (uncredited)
A.S. 'Pop' Byron
Cop (uncredited)
Bob Callahan
Onion (uncredited)
Leonard Carey
Mrs. Winthrop's Butler (uncredited)
Jack Clifford
Todd Fight Announcer (uncredited)
Morrie Cohan
Polo Referee (uncredited)
James Conaty
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Cooper
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Thomas A. Curran
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Eddie Dunn
Barber Shaving Burleigh (uncredited)
Jim Farley
Promoter (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston
Cameraman (uncredited)
James Ford
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Charles K. French
Mrs. Lemoyne's Guest (uncredited)
Ethyl May Halls
Tom Hanlon
LaGrue Fight Announcer (uncredited)
Sam Hayes
Polo Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Wallace Howe
Dr. O.O. White (uncredited)
Lloyd Ingraham
Barbershop Customer (uncredited)
Hazel Laughton
Woman in Coupe (uncredited)
Gus Leonard
Band Member at Title Fight (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness
Mrs. Lemoyne's Guest (uncredited)
Jim Marples
O'Rourke (uncredited)
Marty Martin
Polo Ticket-Seller (uncredited)
Larry McGrath
Todd Fight Referee (uncredited)
Charles McMurphy
Cop (uncredited)
Harold Miller
Party Guest (uncredited)
Frank Mills
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Bruce Mitchell
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Murphy
Newsboy (uncredited)
Harry Myers
Photographer at Apartment (uncredited)
Broderick O'Farrell
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Paddy O'Flynn
Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Perry
Tornado Todd (uncredited)
Earl Pingree
Cop (uncredited)
Victor Potel
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Anthony Quinn
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore
Gabby's Doctor (uncredited)
Mel Ruick
Austin's Secretary (uncredited)
Antrim Short
Photographer (uncredited)
Oscar Smith
Barbershop Porter (uncredited)
Milburn Stone
Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Stoney
Preliminary Bout Fighter (uncredited)
Phil Tead
Todd Fight Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Dan Tobey
Polo Announcer (uncredited)
Did you know?
When a suitable white horse for Burheigh could not be found, make-up artists were called upon to bleach a dark-colored horse blonde.
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Film debut of Anthony Quinn.
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Producer Samuel Goldwyn bought the rights for the property in the mid-1940s for his remake The Kid from Brooklyn (1946), as well as the original negative and almost all existing prints, and destroyed them.
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As Ann Westley says, "This program is coming to you through the courtesy of Amalgamated Gas,", the word "amalgamated" does not match her lip movements and is clearly spoken by different voice. (approx. 24:55 into the film, NTSC)
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List: Wacky boxing
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Photos from cast
Gertrude Astor