Saratoga (film)

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Saratoga is a 1937 American romantic comedy film written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack Conway.wikipedia
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Clark Gable

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The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, and Margaret Hamilton. Bookie Duke Bradley (Clark Gable) stops the bank from taking the stud of Grandpa Clayton (Lionel Barrymore).
He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Frank Capra's It Happened One Night (1934), and was nominated for leading roles in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and Gable also found success commercially and critically with films such as Red Dust (1932), Manhattan Melodrama (1934), San Francisco (1936), Saratoga (1937), Test Pilot (1938), Boom Town (1940), The Hucksters (1947), Homecoming (1948), and The Misfits (1961), which was his final screen appearance.

Jean Harlow

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The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, and Margaret Hamilton.
Harlow died at age 26 during the 1937 filming of Saratoga.

Frank Morgan

the actor
The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, and Margaret Hamilton.
An actor with a wide range, Morgan was equally effective playing comical, befuddled men such as Jesse Kiffmeyer in Saratoga (1937) and Mr. Ferris in Casanova Brown (1944), as he was with more serious, troubled characters like Hugo Matuschek in The Shop Around the Corner (1940), Professor Roth in The Mortal Storm (1940) and Willie Grogan in The Human Comedy (1943).

Walter Pidgeon

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The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, and Margaret Hamilton.
When he returned to movies, he was relegated to playing secondary roles in films like Saratoga and The Girl of the Golden West.

Margaret Hamilton (actress)

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The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, and Margaret Hamilton.
She went on to appear in These Three (1936), Saratoga, You Only Live Once, When's Your Birthday?, Nothing Sacred (all 1937), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), My Little Chickadee (with W. C. Fields, 1940), and The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (with Harold Lloyd, (1947).

Jack Conway (filmmaker)

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Saratoga is a 1937 American romantic comedy film written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack Conway.
Saratoga (1937)

Hattie McDaniel

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The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, and Margaret Hamilton. Tip O'Brien (Cliff Edwards) sings "The Horse With the Dreamy Eyes" with Fritzi, Duke, and Rosetta (Hattie McDaniel), Carol's maid.
After Show Boat, she had major roles in MGM's Saratoga (1937), starring Jean Harlow and Clark Gable; The Shopworn Angel (1938), with Margaret Sullavan; and The Mad Miss Manton (1938), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda.

Dennis O'Keefe

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Dennis O'Keefe as Second Bidder/Dancer at party (uncredited)
After a small but impressive role in Saratoga (1937), Clark Gable recommended O'Keefe to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which signed him to a contract in 1937 and renamed him Dennis O'Keefe.

Jonathan Hale

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Duke tells her father, Frank Clayton (Jonathan Hale), and Grandpa.
Saratoga (1937) as Frank Clayton

Anita Loos

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Saratoga is a 1937 American romantic comedy film written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack Conway.
Saratoga (1937; screenplay; story)

Lionel Barrymore

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The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration, and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, and Margaret Hamilton. Bookie Duke Bradley (Clark Gable) stops the bank from taking the stud of Grandpa Clayton (Lionel Barrymore).
Barrymore tripped over a cable while filming Saratoga in 1937 and broke his hip again.

George Zucco

Hartley calls Dr. Bierd (George Zucco), who says Carol is emotional and should marry soon or not see Hartley.
Saratoga (1937) as Dr. Harmsworth Bierd

Frankie Darro

Carol gets Jesse's contract with the jockey Dixie Gordon (Frankie Darro) so Duke will lose, but Fritzi tells Jesse that if Duke wins, he will marry Carol.
Saratoga (1937) as Dixie Gordon

Cliff Edwards

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Tip O'Brien (Cliff Edwards) sings "The Horse With the Dreamy Eyes" with Fritzi, Duke, and Rosetta (Hattie McDaniel), Carol's maid.
Saratoga (1937) as Tip

Paula Winslowe

Paula Winslow
After the death of Jean Harlow during principal photography, her stand-in Mary Dees, took her place, with her voice dubbed by Paula Winslowe.
Jean Harlow died of kidney disease shortly before the completion of the film Saratoga in 1937.

Mary Dees

After the death of Jean Harlow during principal photography, her stand-in Mary Dees, took her place, with her voice dubbed by Paula Winslowe.
In 1937, upon the sudden death of actress Jean Harlow, Dees was cast by MGM boss Louis B. Mayer as a four-minute stand-in for Harlow, who was acting on the film Saratoga with Clark Gable, which was still in production at the time.

Romantic comedy

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Saratoga is a 1937 American romantic comedy film written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack Conway.

Bookmaker

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Bookie Duke Bradley (Clark Gable) stops the bank from taking the stud of Grandpa Clayton (Lionel Barrymore).

Principal photography

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After the death of Jean Harlow during principal photography, her stand-in Mary Dees, took her place, with her voice dubbed by Paula Winslowe.

Carole Lombard

Although screenwriter Robert Hopkins originally intended the script to be a vehicle for Harlow, the studio at first attempted to borrow Carole Lombard from Paramount Pictures, but could not do so because of contractual difficulties.