The Loudspeaker

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The Loudspeaker
Julie Bishop and Ray Walker, in The Loudspeaker (1934).jpg
Julie Bishop and Ray Walker (1934)
Directed by Joseph Santley
Written by Albert DeMond (screenplay)
Ralph Spence (dialogue and story)
Produced by William T. Lackey (producer)
StarringSee below
Cinematography Gilbert Warrenton
Edited by Jack Ogilvie
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release date
  • June 1, 1934 (1934-06-01)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Loudspeaker is a 1934 American comedy film directed by Joseph Santley.


The film is also known as The Radio Star in the United Kingdom.

Plot summary

Wisecracking Joe Miller (Ray Walker) makes it to the big time in radio.

When he gives his girlfriend Janet (Julie Bishop) her big break, she becomes an even bigger star. He feels like the joke's on him, when she starts going out with his friend George (Lorin Raker); and, he turns to booze, for comfort.

Whether Joe can crawl back up, out of the bottle; or, if Janet, or the sponsors and audience will take him back, remains to be seen.



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