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Template:Infobox Film Topper (1937) is a comedy film which tells the story of a stuffy, stuck-in-his-ways man who is haunted by the ghosts of a fun-loving married couple. It was adapted by Eric Hatch, Jack Jevne and Eddie Moran from the novel by Thorne Smith. The film was directed by Norman Z. McLeod, produced by Hal Roach, and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The movie stars Constance Bennett, Cary Grant, Roland Young, and Billie Burke. Topper was a huge hit with movie audiences in the summer of 1937 and Cary Grant had a percentage deal on the film. He made quite a bit of money on the successful film.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Young) and Best Sound, Recording.

Topper was followed by the sequels Topper Takes a Trip (1939) and Topper Returns (1941). There was a television series of the same name, which aired from 1953 to 1956, starring Leo G. Carroll and Anne Jeffreys.[1] A TV movie featuring Kate Jackson, Jack Warden and Andrew Stevens was made in 1979.[2]

In 1985, Topper was one of the first films to be re-released in color using a controversial process known as film colorization.

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nl:Topper (film)

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