Pick a Star

Pick a Star is a 1937 American musical comedy film starring Rosina Lawrence, Jack Haley, Patsy Kelly and Mischa Auer, directed by Edward Sedgwick, produced by Hal Roach, and cinematography by Norbert Brodine. The film, released through Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, is mostly remembered today for two short scenes featuring Laurel and Hardy.

Pick a Star
Film poster
Directed byEdward Sedgwick
Produced byHal Roach
Written byRichard Flournoy
Arthur V. Jones
Thomas J. Dugan
StarringRosina Lawrence
Patsy Kelly
Jack Haley
Mischa Auer
Lyda Roberti
Music byMarvin Hatley
CinematographyNorbert Brodine
Art Lloyd
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • May 21, 1937 (1937-05-21)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film was reissued as Movie Struck by Astor Pictures in 1954.


A girl comes to Hollywood and becomes a big star thanks to a publicity agent.


See also


  1. "Casts of Current Pictures". Picture Play. Street & Smith Publications, Inc. XLVI (6): 60. August 1937. Retrieved 16 January 2016.

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