ANIMAL CRACKERS
1930. A Paramount picture.
Director: Victor Heerman. Screenplay: Morrie Ryskind. Continuity: Pierre Collings. Based on the musical play + book by: George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. Music and lyrics ("Hooray for Captain Spaulding" and "Why Am I So Romantic"): Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Photography: George Folsey.
Length: 8,897 feet. 98 minutes.

CAST: GROUCHO (Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding); HARPO (The Professor); CHICO (Signor Emanuel Ravelli); ZEPPO (Horatio Jamison); Margaret Dumont (Mrs. Rittenhouse); Lillian Roth (Arabella Rittenhouse); Louis Sorin (Roscoe W. Chandler); Hal Thompson (John Parker); Margaret Irving (Mrs. Whitehead); Kathryn Reece (Grace Carpenter); Robert Greig (Hives, the butler); Donald MacBride (use Party Guest); Edward Metcalf (Inspector Hennessey); The Music Masters (Six footmen).

Shot in the East at the Astoria Studios. Released in the United States September 6, 1930.
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