ⓘ Hats Off (1936 film)

                                     

ⓘ Hats Off (1936 film)

Hats Off is an American film directed by Boris Petroff, and originally released by Grand National Pictures. The film is now in the public domain.

                                     

1. Plot summary

A pair of Texas towns are trying to outdo one another in planning a huge fair. While one community has Jimmy Maxwell arranging the entertainment, the other brings in Jo Allen, who uses a ruse to learn about Jimmys plans, pretending to be a school teacher named Judy while her friend Mr. Churchill passes himself off as "Joe" Allen.

After learning that Jimmys decided on a prizefight to draw the crowds, Jo counters by contacting a New York City showman, Caesar Rosero, and attempting to coax him into bringing his entire popular troupe to Texas to perform. By the time Jo regrets fooling Jimmy and begins to develop feelings for him, Jimmy angrily takes counter measures of his own, with Rosero getting caught in between.

                                     

2. Cast

  • Richard "Skeets" Gallagher as Buzz Morton
  • John Payne as Jimmy Maxwell
  • Clarence Wilson as C.D. Pottingham
  • Helen Lynd as Ginger Connolly
  • Robert Middlemass as Tex Connelly
  • Mae Clarke as Jo Allen
  • George Irving as J.D. Murdock
  • Franklin Pangborn as Churchill
  • Luis Alberni as Rosero
                                     

3. Soundtrack

  • "Little Odd Rhythm" Music by Ben Oakland, lyrics by Herb Magidson
  • "Hats Off" Music by Ben Oakland, lyrics by Herb Magidson
  • "Lets Have Another" Music by Ben Oakland, lyrics by Herb Magidson
  • "Zilchs Hats" Music by Ben Oakland, lyrics by Herb Magidson
  • "Where Have You Been All My Life?" Music by Ben Oakland, lyrics by Herb Magidson
  • "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" Music by Ben Oakland, lyrics by Herb Magidson
                                     
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