Hollywood Cavalcade
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Hollywood Cavalcade
Hollywood Cavalcade was a fictionalized history of silent films and the growth of the movie industry. Don Ameche portrays a character based on equal portions of Mack Sennett and D. W. Griffith, while Alice Faye's silent star is an amalgam of Mabel Normand and Gloria Swanson. Ameche breaks into pictures with slapstick comedies, initiating the first "pie throwing" scene, with Buster Keaton the thrower and Alice Faye the throw-ee. Thanks to Ameche, Faye becomes a major comedy star, appearing in wild Keystone Kops chase comedies. But success goes to Ameche's head, and soon… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is a generous tip of the hat to the dawn of cinema, which should appeal to any movie lover."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
"Como curiosidade sobre os bastidores da jovem Hollywood, o filme funciona muito bem. Pena que a história de amor entre Ameche e Faye atrapalhe um pouco."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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