1,000 Dollars a Minute

1,000 Dollars a Minute is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Aubrey Scotto and starring Roger Pryor and Leila Hyams.[1] The film was released on October 22, 1935.[2] The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Sound Recording.[3]

1,000 Dollars a Minute
Film poster
Directed byAubrey Scotto
Produced byNat Levine
Written byEverett Freeman
Claire Church
Jack Natteford
StarringRoger Pryor
CinematographyJack A. Marta
Edited byRay Curtiss
Distributed byRepublic Pictures (I)
Release date
  • October 22, 1935 (1935-10-22)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States


A broken and pennyless newspaperman takes part in an experiment where two crazy millionaires are offering a prize of $10,000 to anyone that can spend $1,000 a minute, every minute, for 12 hours straight.



  1. "1,000 Dollars a Minute". NY Times. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  2. 1,000 Dollars a Minute (1935), retrieved April 17, 2013
  3. "The 8th Academy Awards (1936) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
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