Stand Up and Cheer!

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Stand Up and Cheer! is a 1934 American musical film directed by Hamilton MacFadden. The screenplay by Lew Brown and Ralph Spence was based upon a story idea by Will Rogers and Philip Klein. The film is about efforts undertaken during the Great Depression... read more
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Stand Up and Cheer! is a 1934 American musical film directed by Hamilton MacFadden. The screenplay by Lew Brown and Ralph Spence was based upon a story idea by Will Rogers and Philip Klein. The film is about efforts undertaken during the Great Depression to boost the morale of the country. It is essentially a vehicle for a string of vaudeville acts and a few musical numbers. This film is best known for providing the first big breakthrough role for legendary child actress Shirley Temple. A little known bit player prior to this movie, by the end of the year, she would appear in 10 movies, including 4 starring roles in major feature-length films.

Original Release

05/04/1934

US Release

05/04/1934

Cast

Shirley Temple Shirley Dugan
Warner Baxter Lawrence Cromwell
James Dunn Jimmy Dugan
Nigel Bruce Dinwiddle / Eustis Dinwiddle
John 'Skins' Miller Hill-Billy
Madge Evans Mary Adams
Sylvia Froos Sylvia Froos
John Boles John Boles
Arthur Byron John Harly
Ralph Morgan Secretary to President
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Hamilton MacFadden

Writers

Lew Brown, Will Rogers, Philip Klein, Ralph Spence, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Rian James, Edward T. Lowe Jr., Hamilton MacFadden

Cast

Shirley Temple Shirley Dugan
Warner Baxter Lawrence Cromwell
James Dunn Jimmy Dugan
Nigel Bruce Dinwiddle / Eustis Dinwiddle
John 'Skins' Miller Hill-Billy
Madge Evans Mary Adams
Sylvia Froos Sylvia Froos
John Boles John Boles
Arthur Byron John Harly
Ralph Morgan Secretary to President
Jimmy Dallas Boy Scout
Tess Gardella Aunt Jemima
Frank Mitchell Senator Danforth
Jack Durant Senator Short
Dick Foran Nick Foran
Stepin Fetchit Stepin Fetchit / George Bernard Shaw
Scotty Beckett Boy Auditioning for Miss Adams
Mary Jane Carey Dancer
Lorena Carr Dancer
Jean Allen Dancer

Producers

Editors

Margaret Clancey

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