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- For the arcade game, see Full Throttle (arcade game)
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is a 1930 American musical comedy film released by First National Pictures, a subsidiary of Warner Brothers.
The film was completed as a full musical. However, due to the backlash against musicals, Warner Brothers was forced to make many cuts to the film and much of the original music is missing or severely truncated.
Ginger Rogers was an American actress, dancer, and singer who appeared in film, and on stage, radio, and television throughout much of the 20th century....
had her debut in the Broadway theater musical, also called Top Speed
, which opened on Christmas Day 1929.
- The film survives only in the cut version which was released in late 1930 by Warner Brothers, with most of the musical numbers removed. Due to the backlash against musicals, the Warner Bros. were forced to cut most of the musical sequences before releasing the film.
- The film was released as a full musical outside of the United States, where a backlash against musicals never occurred. It is unknown whether a print of this longer version still exists.
- The complete soundtrack to the "International Version" (which includes all of the original songs) survives at the UCLA Film and Television Archive
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Vitaphone was a sound film process used on feature films and nearly 1,000 short subjects produced by Warner Bros. and its sister studio First National from 1926 to 1930. Vitaphone was the last, but most successful, of the sound-on-disc processes...
- "If You Were a Traveling Salesman and I Were a Chambermaid" (Performed by Joe E. Brown and Laura Lee)
- "Knock Knees" (Performed by Joe E. Brown, Laura Lee and chorus)
- "Looking for the Lovelight in the Dark" (Performed by Bernice Claire, Jack Whiting and chorus)
- "As Long as I Have You and You Have Me" (Cut from film; originally performed by Bernice Claire and Jack Whiting)
- "Goodness Gracious" (Cut before release in the United States)
- "I'll Know and She'll Know" (Cut before release in the United States)
- "Keep Your Undershirt On" (Cut before release in the United States)
- "What Would I Care?" (Cut before release in the United States)
- "Sweeter Than You" (Cut before release in the United States)
- "Reaching For the Moon" (Cut before release in the United States)