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Showbiz Ballyhoo

1983 Rated NR 1hr 16m

Drawing on an extensive library of archival footage, this made-for-cable documentary looks at the star system behind Hollywood's golden age. Besides showing how actors go from screen tests to stardom, the film examines how the advent of talkies created a new crop of celebrities while ruining many silent-film stars' careers. Bob Hope, Vivien Leigh, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Humphrey Bogart are among the icons featured.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo