Whoopee! is a 1930 American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Eddie Cantor, Whoopee! is a 1930 American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Eddie Cantor, Ethel Merman, and Paul Gregory. The film is based on the 1928 Broadway musical of the same name, which was written by William Anthony McGuire and Irving Berlin. The film's plot follows Cantor as a Jewish cantor who is sent to the Wild West to convert the locals to Judaism. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

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Whoopee! (1930)

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Whoopee! is a 1930 American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Eddie Cantor, Whoopee! is a 1930 American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland and starring Eddie Cantor, Ethel Merman, and Paul Gregory. The film is based on the 1928 Broadway musical of the same name, which was written by William Anthony McGuire and Irving Berlin. The film's plot follows Cantor as a Jewish cantor who is sent to the Wild West to convert the locals to Judaism. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

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Cast
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Eddie Cantor

Henry Williams
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Ethel Shutta

Mary Custer
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Paul Gregory

Wanenis
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Eleanor Hunt

Sally Morgan
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Jack Rutherford

Sheriff Bob Wells (as John Rutherford)
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Walter Law

Jud Morgan
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Spencer Charters

Jerome Underwood
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Albert Hackett

Chester Underwood
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Chief Caupolican

Black Eagle
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Lou-Scha-Enya

Matafay
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Gene Alsace

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Mary Ashcraft

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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William Begg

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Ed Brady

Ed - Cowhand (uncredited)
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Virginia Bruce

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Joyzelle Cartier

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Edmund Cobb

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Mary Coyle

Ring Bearer (uncredited)
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Arthur Dewey

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Mildred Dixon

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Claire Dodd

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Doris Eaton

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Ruth Eddings

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Martin Faust

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Jean Fenwick

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Budd Fine

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Muriel Finley

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Paulette Goddard

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Betty Grable

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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John David Horsley

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Jean Howard

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Dean Jagger

Deputy (uncredited)
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Jane Keithley

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Dorothy Knapp

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Frank Lanning

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Georgia Lerch

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Theodore Lorch

Indian (uncredited)
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Mae Madison

Girl (uncredited)
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Christine Maple

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Marian Marsh

Harriett Underwood (uncredited)
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Paul Panzer

Indian (uncredited)
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William H. Philbrick

Andy McNabb (uncredited)
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John Ray

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Frank Rice

Cowhand Cook (uncredited)
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Jack Shaw

Timothy Sloane (uncredited)
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Jack Shutta

Cowhand (uncredited)
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Ann Sothern

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Betty Stockton

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Barbara Weeks

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
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Dorothy Coonan Wellman

Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
Crew
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Thornton Freeland

Director
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William Anthony McGuire

Writer
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Owen Davis

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William M. Conselman

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Robert Hobart Davis

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E.J. Rath

Writer
Disc Releases
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Whoopee

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/9/2003

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Hollywood Musicals Collection

(DVD)

11/11/2008

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