Title : Hollywood Cavalcade
Genre : Comedy, Drama, History
Cast : Alice Faye (Molly Adair Hayden), Don Ameche (Michael Linnett 'Mike' Connors), J. Edward Bromberg (Dave Spingold), Alan Curtis (Nicky Hayden), Stuart Erwin (Pete Tinney, Michael's Cameraman), Jed Prouty (Keystone Cop Police Chief), Buster Keaton (Himself), Donald Meek (Lyle P. Stout, Studio Chief), George Givot (Claude, an Englishman in the Show), Al Jolson (Himself (as Mr. Al Jolson)), Eddie Collins (Keystone Cop Driver), Ben Turpin (Bartender in Western), Chester Conklin (Sheriff in Western), Hank Mann (Keystone Cop), James Finlayson (Keystone Cop), Mack Sennett (Mack Sennett - Speech in Honor of Molly Adair), Heinie Conklin (Keystone Cop), Chick Chandler (Assistant Director), Robert Lowery (Henry Potter), Russell Hicks (Russell Hicks), Ben Welden (Agent), Willie Fung (Willie), Paul Stanton (Filson), Mary Forbes (Mrs. Gaynes), Joseph Crehan (Attorney), Irving Bacon (Clerk), Marjorie Beebe (Telephone Operator), Frederick Burton (Thomas), Lee Duncan (Lee Duncan - Dog Trainr), Rin Tin Tin Jr. (Rin-Tin-Tin), Sam Ash (Actor in 'Common Clay'), Herbert Ashley (Gus, Diner Proprietor), Bonnie Bannon (Pretty Girl), Lynn Bari (Actress in 'The Man Who Came Back'), John Butler (Telegraph Operator), Georgia Caine (Reporter), Ray Cooke (First Cab Driver), Jackie Cooper (Burglar), Dorothy Dearing (Girl with Michael at Anniversary Party), Edward Earle (Actor), Franklyn Farnum (Well-Wisher), Arno Frey (Maitre d'Hotel), Harold Goodwin (Prop Boy), Fay Helm (Nurse), J. Anthony Hughes (Motorcycle Policeman), John Ince (Actor as Court Officer), Mark Jones (Keystone Kop), Paul McVey (Stage Manager Announcing Understudy Will Perform), Dave Morris (Stooge), Forbes Murray (Criterion Theater Manager), 'Snub' Pollard (Keystone Cop), Alexander Pollard (Nicky's Butler), Victor Potel (Slim, a Counterman), Arthur Rankin (Assistant Cameraman), Cyril Ring (First Row Extra in Theater Audience), Marshall Ruth (Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle), Francis Sayles (Second Cab Driver), Iva Stewart (Girl with Michael at Anniversary Party), Fred 'Snowflake' Toones (Train Porter), Harry Tyler (Studio Guide), Billy Wayne (Assistant Stage Manager)
Movie Plot : Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.