Talent Scout (1937): William Clemens’ Musical Drama, Starring Donald Woods, Jeanne Madden and Fred Lawrence

TCM showed the movie on September 11, 2020.

William Clemens directed Talent Scout, a musical drama, starring Donald Woods, Jeanne Madden and Fred Lawrence.

It is also known by the alternative title of Studio Romance.

The film’s sets were designed by the art director Esdras Hartley.

After being fired from his job at a film studio, a talent agent attempts to build his new discovery into a star.

Donald Woods as Steve Stewart
Jeanne Madden as Mary Brannigan
Fred Lawrence as Raymond Crane
Rosalind Marquis as Bernice Fox
Joseph Crehan as A.J. Lambert
Charles Halton as M.B. Carter
Teddy Hart as Moe Jerome
Mary Treen as Janet Morris
Robert Paige as Bert Smith
Albert Herman as Jack Scholl
Joan Valerie as Ruth – Secretary
John Pearson as Jed Hudkins
Frank Faylen as Master of Ceremonies
John Harron as Charlie – Bus Driver
Mary Doyle as Miss Grant – Carter’s Secretary
Harry Fox as Robert Donnolly – Rehearsal Director


Directed by William Clemens
Produced by Bryan Foy, Hal B. Wallis
Written by George Bilson, William Jacobs, George Bricker. John Pearson
Music by Howard Jackson
Cinematography Rex Wimpy
Edited by Terry O. Morse
Production and distribution: Warner Brothers
Release date July 24, 1937
Running time 62 minutes