Hollywood seems to like nothing better than making movies about Hollywood and this is a terrific example of how well it knows its own business. In Technicolor, it screamed to have music with it but there was none, despite the presence of musical talents Faye and Ameche. Later, it was
discovered that three tunes were written for the movie (when it was still called "Shooting Stars"), but they were cut from the final print. One was the hit "Whispering." It's a story that is so close to the real-life drama of Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand that it might have occasioned a lawsuit
were it not for the fact that Sennett appeared as himself in the picture, so his permission...