Released on February 28 of 1934 in the USA, "Wonder Bar" is a Drama/Musical/Romance film directed by Lloyd Bacon, and written by Earl Baldwin (adaptation) , starring Al Jolson, Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Dick Powell, Guy Kibbee and Ruth Donnelly.
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Who directed "Wonder Bar":
Wonder Bar was directed by Lloyd Bacon, a director, and actor.
Before Wonder Bar, Lloyd Bacon had directed Footlight Parade, released in 1933, Picture Snatcher (1933), 42nd Street (1933), Alias the Doctor (1932), Manhattan Parade (1931), and Honor of the Family (1931). Since, he directed He Was Her Man, released in 1934, Here Comes the Navy (1934), Devil Dogs of the Air (1935), In Caliente (1935), Broadway Gondolier (1935), and Frisco Kid (1935).
When was "Wonder Bar" released:
Wonder Bar was first released in the United States on Wednesday, February 28, 1934.. This was eighty-five (85) years ago.
What is the casting of "Wonder Bar":
At the casting of Wonder Bar we find Al Jolson, previously seen in Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933) and Big Boy (1930); Kay Francis (The House on 56th Street (1933), The Keyhole (1933)); Ricardo Cortez (The Big Shakedown (1934), The House on 56th Street (1933)) [ more... ]
- Hugh Herbert and Dick Powell, Guy Kibbee, Ruth Donnelly also appeared in Footlight Parade, released in 1933.
- Kay Francis, Ruth Donnelly, Henry Kolker and Spencer Charters can be seen in Jewel Robbery, released in 1932.
- Dick Powell, Guy Kibbee, Ruth Donnelly and Hugh Herbert also appeared in Convention City, released in 1933.
- Robert Barrat and Guy Kibbee, Fifi D'Orsay also appeared together in The Life of Jimmy Dolan, released in 1933.
- Ruth Donnelly, Hugh Herbert and Henry Kolker also worked together in Bureau of Missing Persons, released in 1933.
- Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez and Ruth Donnelly also appeared in Mandalay, released in 1934.
- Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez and Henry O'Neill also appeared together in The House on 56th Street, released in 1933.
- Henry O'Neill and Kay Francis, Louise Fazenda also worked together in First Lady, released in 1937.
- Guy Kibbee, Ruth Donnelly and Robert Barrat can be seen in Lilly Turner, released in 1933.
- Ricardo Cortez, Henry O'Neill and Robert Barrat also appeared in Special Agent, released in 1935.
- Henry O'Neill, Robert Barrat and Spencer Charters can be seen in The Kennel Murder Case, released in 1933.
- Spencer Charters and Guy Kibbee, Robert Barrat also worked together in The Bad Man of Brimstone, released in 1937.
- Guy Kibbee, Ruth Donnelly and Hugh Herbert also appeared together in Merry Wives of Reno, released in 1934.
- Dick Powell, Guy Kibbee and Hugh Herbert also worked together in Dames, released in 1934.
- Robert Barrat and Hugh Herbert, Henry O'Neill also appeared together in Fog Over Frisco, released in 1934.
- Spencer Charters and Hugh Herbert, Henry O'Neill also appeared together in Fashions of 1934, released in 1934.
What is the Storyline of "Wonder Bar":
Wonder Bar is set in a Parisian nightclub, with the stars playing the ?regulars' at the club. The movie revolves around two main story points, a romance and a more serious conflict with death, and several minor plots. All of the stories are enlivened from time to time by extravagant musical numbers. The more serious story revolves around Captain Von Ferring (Robert Barrat), a German military officer. Ferring has gambled on the stock market and lost, now broke after dozens of failed investments, he is [...]
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