To Beat the Band

Categories: Music, Comedy
An eccentric heir must marry a widow in order to collect the millions left to him in his aunt's will, so a suicidal neighbor agrees to marry the man's young fiancée before offing himself.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1935-11-23
Run time: 70 minute / 1:10
Director: Benjamin Stoloff
Writer: Rian James
Production Company : RKO Radio Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Hugh Herbert
as Hugo Twist / Elizabeth Twist
Helen Broderick
as Mrs. Freeda McCrary
Roger Pryor
as Larry Barry
Fred Keating
as Fred Carson
Eric Blore
as Hawkins
Phyllis Brooks
as Rowena
Evelyn Poe
as Barbara Shelby
Johnny Mercer
as Member of the Band
Ray Mayer
as McCrory
Joy Hodges
as Ruth Harper - Girls' Band Leader
Lynne Carver
as Minor Role
Willie Best
as Elevator Operator
Monte Collins
as The Coroner
Ronald Graham
as Singer
Harry Holman
as Chubby Diner
Mike Lally
as Nightclub Patron
Sonny Lamont
as Tap Dancer
Perc Launders
as Musician
Torben Meyer
as Headwaiter
William H. O'Brien
as Waiter
Larry Steers
as Man Knocked Down in Nightclub
Van Nest Polglase Art Direction

Nicholas Musuraca Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up
Walter Plunkett Costume Design

Rian James Screenplay

Benjamin Stoloff Director

George Marion Jr. Story

John E. Tribby Sound Recordist

George Crone Editor

Zion Myers Associate Producer

Kenneth Holmes Assistant Director © 2020

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