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1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
In a small Kansas town, theater usher Merton Gill (Red Skelton) has aspirations to become a silent movie actor like his hero, Lawrence Rupert (Leon Ames). When Merton manages to thwart a robbery attempt by mimicking his favorite screen star, he's dispatched to Hollywood on a publicity junket to help rejuvenate Rupert's flagging film career. But Merton's own attempts to break into show business are ridiculed by all except a friendly stuntwoman named Phyllis Montague (Virginia O'Brien).

Cast: Red Skelton , Virginia O'Brien , Leon Ames , Gloria Grahame , Alan Mowbray , Hugo Haas ,

Director: Robert Alton

Genres: Comedy

Merton of the Movies (1947)

Release Date: January 1st, 1947|1 hr. 22 min.

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