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It was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Each sequence featured a different star with a separate scriptwriter and director assigned. Jungle movie star "Schnarzan" Durantea character in parody of Tarzanis advised by his manager that he needs new lions for his pictures, as his old ones are "worn out".
At a wild Hollywood party with many varied guests, including a "lion provider", hilarity ensues. After it all gets out of hand, Schnarzan awakens to find he is just plain old Durante, who Hollywood Party (Instr.) - Pagany Feat. Walley & Harvey (20) - Hollywood Party a strange dream. Seymour Felix and Eddie Prinz directed final reshoots. The film had many sequences cut or reshot after several references proved too esoteric for foreign audiences.
A sequence that had featured Thelma Todd impersonating Mae WestLupe VelezJimmy Durante and Zasu Pitts playing bridge was deleted after it was lost on British viewers not yet familiar with the game.
As a result, surviving prints run approximately 68 minutes, but the original run time was 75 minutes. Famed songwriters Rodgers and Hart contributed most of the music.
However, when that song was cut from the Warner Brothers picture, it was placed a year later in Hollywood Party and sung by Eddie Quillan. The film was neither a financial nor critical success. It was considered too avant garde to appeal to general audiences. The Three Stooges routine was written by Arthur Kober. Critical reception for Hollywood Party upon its original release was largely negative. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Louis Lewyn Harry Rapf.
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