The Big Show-Off

Categories: Comedy, Drama, Music
A shy songwriter (Arthur Lake) pretends to be a championship wrestler known as "The Devil" in order to impress a pretty nightclub singer (Dale Evans).

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1945-01-22
Run time: 69 minute / 1:9
Director: Howard Bretherton
Writers: Richard Weil, László Vadnay.
Production Companies : Spence-Williams Productions, Republic Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Arthur Lake
as Sanford "Sandy" Elliott
Dale Evans
as June Mayfield
Lionel Stander
as Joe Bagley
George Meeker
as Wally Porter
Paul Hurst
as Herbert Trafagan, aka "The Devil", a wrestler
Sammy Stein
as "Boris The Bulgar", a wrestler
Marjorie Manners
as Mitzi
Emmett Lynn
as Franklin D. Ripbogle Jr.
Douglas Wood
as Dr. Dinwiddle
Louis Adlon
as Leopold Muckenfuss
Vince Barnett
as Voice Student
Harry Depp
as G. Whitmore Peabody
Ariel Heath
as Goldie
Leo White
as Picasso Putschnik
Robert Homans
as Police Captain
Milton Kibbee
as Slaughterhouse Shannon
Anson Weeks
as Himself, a bandleader
Dan Tobey
as Wrestling Announcer
Harry Reif Set Decoration

Jack Greenhalgh Director of Photography

Richard Weil Screenplay

Howard Bretherton Director

László Vadnay Screenplay

Frank Dexter Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Mme. Houda Costume Design

Claude Spence Associate Producer
Sydney M. Williams Producer © 2020

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