Day 3 of Carole & Co.'s Great Silent Recasting Blogathon.
Today: An Ernst Lubitsh pre-make of Woody Allen's 1994 film and current Broadway musical, Bullets over Broadway. Ronald Colman gets the John Cusack role as a talentless playwright, Gloria Swanson Dianne Wiest's Oscar-winning role as an over-the-hill Broadway diva, a young Jean Harlow plays the brainless gangster's moll, Louis Wolheim the gangster, George Bancroft the bodyguard with a hidden talent, Theodore Roberts the harried manager, Fay Wray the long-suffering wife. Also with Anna May Wong, Claude Allister and Zasu Pitts.
Tomorrow: Clara Bow and Gary Cooper.