Going Places (1938 film)

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Going Places
Going Places poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Ray Enright
Written by Sig Herzig
Jerry Wald
Maurice Leo
Based on play The Hottentot
by Victor Mapes and William Collier, Sr.
Starring Dick Powell
Anita Louise
Cinematography Arthur L. Todd
Edited by Clarence Kolster
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release date
  • December 31, 1938 (1938-12-31)
Running time
84 min.
Country United States
Language English

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.

The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song for the song "Jeepers Creepers", premiered in this movie by Louis Armstrong, who sings it to a horse.



The song "Jeepers Creepers" was nominated for the American Film Institute list AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs.[1]


  1. ^ "AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs Nominees" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-30. 

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