• What Price Hollywood? (1932)

What Price Hollywood?

Release Date: June 24th, 1932

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

When pretty waitress and Hollywood hopeful Mary Evans (Constance Bennett) serves drinks to famous director Max Carey (Lowell Sherman), a Tinseltown cliche becomes reality, and he offers her a bit part in his new film. Almost blowing her chance due to nerves and inexperience, Mary finally clicks as an actress and becomes an overnight star. But after she marries a polo player (Neil Hamilton) who has no interest in the movie business, Max feels betrayed and descends into an alcoholic depression.

Cast: Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton, Gregory Ratoff, Brooks Benedict, Louise Beavers, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Bryant Washburn

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: RKO Pathé Pictures

Keywords: Engaging, Husband, Melodramatic, Fall, 1930s, France, Rise, Transformation

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Awards

Nominated Writing (Original Story)