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Top Hat

  • Type: Film
  • Length: 101 minutes



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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1935/00/00 Motion Picture Association Regulator The Hays Office sends a terse warning to RKO Studios that homosexual actors in "Top Hat", like, Erik Rhodes and Edward Everett Horton, are to "avoid any idea of actors being pansy in character."
1935/00/00 The "Top Hat" Venice canal set is filmed on RKO stages 11, 12 and 14 on the Gower Street Hollywood lot. Interconnected to form a single area and the 300 ft long set is 135 ft wide. The stages are now Paramount Studios 19, 20 and 21.
1935/00/00 Lucille Ball Actress - flower girl Lucille Ball lands an uncredited role as 'flower girl' in RKO Radio Pictures' "Top Hat". Paramount Studios Los Angeles
1935/08/29 Fred Astaire Actor "Top Hat" premiere is held at Radio City Music Hall, New York City. The film earned $1,782,000 in the US and Canada and $1,420,000 elsewhere. RKO made a profit of $1,325,000, making it the studio's most profitable film of the 1930s. Radio City Music Hall New York City
1935/08/29 Mark Sandrich Director "Top Hat" premiere is held at Radio City Music Hall, New York City. The film earned $1,782,000 in the US and Canada and $1,420,000 elsewhere. RKO made a profit of $1,325,000, making it the studio's most profitable film of the 1930s. Radio City Music Hall New York City
1935/09/28 Irving Berlin Composer All five songs from Irving Berlin's "Top Hat" film score are broadcast on 'Your Hit Parade'.

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Particulars for Top Hat:
Area of Significance Dance
Art Type Film
Vehicle Hansom Cab nimble, 2 wheeled horse-drawn carriage accommodating two inside, with the driver seated behind, named after its founder A J Hansom.
Narrative Arts Live Action
Narrative Arts Musical




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