“Hollywood Hobbies” (1939) A surplus of Hollywood stars!
Jump in and take a Hollywood tour with two star-crazed ladies (Joyce Compton & Sally Payne), who get a spectacular chance to see Hollywood celebrities with tour guide William ‘Billy’ Benedict. Stick with these guys and catch scads of movie stars in MGM’s 1939 short subject,Hollywood Hobbies!
First stop, we see Reginald Denny at his model airplane factory.
Gosh, isn’t that Clark Gable at home whitewashing his barn?
Awwww, look who is expecting. It’s Robert Young and Allan Jones as “expectant” godfathers of a new foal! Irene Hervey helps usher in the new equine!
Our last stop is a Hollywood baseball game with commentator Truman Bradley and baseball fans:Jimmy Stewart, George Murphy, Cesar Romero, Joan Davis, Spencer Tracy, Virginia Bruce,and James Cagney (with mom Carolyn).
Oh la la! Joe E. Brown is kissing Harry Ritz!
Buddy Ebsen’s on the bench. Tyrone Power is in the seats.
Jane Withers autographs a baseball. Milton Berle steps in as shortstop.
Buster Keaton covers 3rd base. John Boles is in left outfield.
Throwing out the first ball is Mary Pickford.
Frank Mitchell & Jack Durant attempt to bat while stacked on top of each other!
Arthur Lake garbles some pre-game chatter. Nat Pendleton steals home.
The Ritz Brothers umpire, if you can call it that!
Dick Powell bats a home run, ending the game and knocking out the tour guide!