Going Places (1938 film)
Going Places is a 1938 American musical comedy film directed by Ray Enright. Dick Powell plays a sporting goods salesman who is forced to pose as a famous horseman as part of his scheme to boost sales and gets entangled in his lies.
|Directed by||Ray Enright|
|Screenplay by||Sig Herzig|
|Based on||The Hottentot|
by William Collier Sr. and Victor Mapes
|Produced by||Jack L. Warner|
Hal B. Wallis
|Cinematography||Arthur L. Todd|
|Edited by||Clarence Kolster|
|Music by||Leo F. Forbstein|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
A sports store clerk poses as a famous jockey as an advertising stunt, but gets more than he bargained for.
- Dick Powell as Peter Mason
- Anita Louise as Ellen Parker
- Allen Jenkins as "Droopy"
- Ronald Reagan as Jack Withering
- Walter Catlett as Franklin Dexter
- Harold Huber as Maxie Miller
- Larry Williams as Frank Kendall
- Thurston Hall as Col. Harvey Withering
- Minna Gombell as Cora Withering
- Joyce Compton as The Colonel's Mistress
- Robert Warwick as Walter Frome
- John Ridgely as Desk Clerk
- Joe Cunningham as Hotel Night Clerk
- Eddie "Rochester" Anderson as George
- George Reed as Withering's Butler
- Louis Armstrong as Gabriel the Trainer
- Maxine Sullivan as Specialty Singer
- unbilled players include Ward Bond and the Dandridge Sisters
Johnny Mercer and Harry Warren won an Oscar nomination for Best Song for "Jeepers Creepers". The song later would be sung in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), The Day of the Locust (1975), The Cheap Detective (1978) and the horror thriller Jeepers Creepers (2001).