Just Imagine is a 1930 American science fiction musical film directed by David Butler and starring El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, and Chester Conklin. The film is set in the year 2026, where the world is a utopia where everyone is happy and there is no crime. The film follows the adventures of a young couple who travel to the moon and encounter a race of friendly aliens. The film was a critical and commercial failure, but it has since become a cult classic. It is notable for its groundbreaking special effects, which were considered state-of-the-art at the time. The film also features some of the earliest examples of science fiction concepts such as flying cars and robots.

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Just Imagine (1930)

11/23/1930

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Just Imagine is a 1930 American science fiction musical film directed by David Butler and starring El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, and Chester Conklin. The film is set in the year 2026, where the world is a utopia where everyone is happy and there is no crime. The film follows the adventures of a young couple who travel to the moon and encounter a race of friendly aliens. The film was a critical and commercial failure, but it has since become a cult classic. It is notable for its groundbreaking special effects, which were considered state-of-the-art at the time. The film also features some of the earliest examples of science fiction concepts such as flying cars and robots.

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Cast
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El Brendel

Single O
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Maureen O'Sullivan

LN-18
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John Garrick

J-21
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Marjorie White

D-6
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Frank Albertson

RT-42
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Hobart Bosworth

Z-4
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Kenneth Thomson

MT-3
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Mischa Auer

B-36
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Ivan Linow

Loko / Boko
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Joyzelle Joyner

Loo Loo / Boo Boo (as Joyzelle)
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Wilfred Lucas

X-10
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Charles Alexandra

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Kenneth Allen

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Nathan Barragar

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Jack Barrett

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Peggy Beck

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Lorraine Bond

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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William Brandt

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Kathryn Brown

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Raymonda Brown

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Edna Callahan

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Mary Carlton

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Mary Carr

Little Old Lady (uncredited)
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Heinie Conklin

Drunk in 1880 Sequence (uncredited)
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Enrico Cuccinelli

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Peggy Cunningham

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Sidney De Gray

AK-44 (uncredited)
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Janet De Vine

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Theo De Voe

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Jane Dunlap

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Gloria Faythe

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Adele Fergus

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Jack Frost

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Joseph W. Girard

Commander (uncredited)
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Betty Gordon

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Kay Gordon

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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George Gramlich

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Austin Grout

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Betty Halsey

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Miriam Hellman

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Frances Hopkins

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Dot Humphries

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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George Irving

Head of Marriage Tribunal (uncredited)
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Armond Jannssen

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Adele Cutler Jerome

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Bo Peep Karlin

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Robert Keith

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Lee Kenny

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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J.M. Kerrigan

Traffic Policeman in 1980 (uncredited)
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Bob Knickerbocker

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Margaret La Marr

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Robert Lake

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Paula Langlen

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Mary Lansing

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Mildred Laub

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Rose Lee

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Vera Lewis

1980 Census Taker (uncredited)
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Helen Mann

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Arthur McCullock

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Carol Miller

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Lucille Miller

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Betty Mitchell

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Catherine Navarro

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Joan Navarro

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Gordon Orme

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Dot Palmer

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Thelma Perriguey

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Don Prosser

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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J. Harold Reeves

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Emily Renard

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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J.L. Riddick

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Ed Rockwell

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Beverly Royde

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Scott Seaton

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Ted Sharp

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Fred Silver

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Clarence Simmons

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Clarence Smith

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Ernest Smith

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Murray Smith

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Bernice Snell

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Bee Stevens

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Roy Strohm

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Myron Sunde

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Roy Tobin

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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Elizabeth Turner

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Bonnie Winslow

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Marbeth Wright

Ensemble Lady (uncredited)
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Louis Yaeckel

Chorus Man (uncredited)
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George Yeretzian

Chorus Man (uncredited)
Crew
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David Butler

Director
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Buddy G. DeSylva

Writer
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Lew Brown

Writer
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Ray Henderson

Writer
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