Playmates (1941 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||David Butler
Fred Fleck (assistant)
|Produced by||David Butler|
|Screenplay by||James V. Kern|
|Story by||James V. Kern
|Music by||Roy Webb|
|Edited by||Irene Morra|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
Playmates is a 1941 American comedy film directed by David Butler and written by James V. Kern. The film stars Kay Kyser, John Barrymore, Lupe Vélez, Ginny Simms, May Robson and Patsy Kelly. The film was released on December 26, 1941, by RKO Radio Pictures.
Lulu Monahan, played by Patsy Kelly is a press agent for John Barrymore, who plays himself. Lulu tries to get a sponsor for his radio program. Lulu and the agent for bandleader Kay Kyser, playing himself, make up a story that the great Shakespearean actor will teach Kyser how to play Shakespeare.
- Kay Kyser as Kay Kyser
- John Barrymore as John Barrymore
- Lupe Vélez as Carmen Del Toro
- Ginny Simms as Ginny Simms
- May Robson as Grandma Kyser
- Patsy Kelly as Lulu Monahan
- Peter Lind Hayes as Peter Lindsay
- M.A. Bogue as Ish Kabibble
- "Playmates (1941) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-06-12.
- T.M.P. (1941-12-26). "Movie Review - Playmates - At Loew's State". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-06-12.
- Hal Erickson (1941-12-26). "Playmates (1941) - David Butler | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related". AllMovie. Retrieved 2015-06-12.
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