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Certificate: Passed Comedy | Musical
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A once-wealthy sister and brother rent out their Southern mansion and stay on as cook and butler.

Director: Wesley Ruggles
Stars: Nancy Carroll, Harry Green, Lillian Roth
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Stars: Joan Blondell, Adolphe Menjou, Dick Powell
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Comedy | Romance
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A former chorus girl weds a millionaire after the composer she loves leaves. Meanwhile, she strings along an artist in love with her. When the composer returns, she struggles with her needs for security vs love. High jinks and drama ensue.

Director: Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast
Stars: Nancy Carroll, Fredric March, Frank Morgan
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young waitress falls for the son of a railroad tycoon and finds herself hobnobbing with the rich when he invites her to spend some time with him and his family in Palm Springs.

Director: Frank Tuttle
Stars: Clara Bow, Stanley Smith, Stuart Erwin
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Barbara Pell
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Helen Fry
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Biff Bentley
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Tap-Tap Thompson
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Prof. Willow
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Freddie Fry
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Dorothy Mathews
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2 November 1929 (USA)  »

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1.20 : 1
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Sheet music from this movie can be seen propped up on a piano in the 1947 Columbia short OUT WEST starring The Three Stooges. See more »

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Remade as Collegiate (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

My Sweeter Than Sweet
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting (as Richard Whiting)
Lyrics by George Marion Jr.
Performed by Nancy Carroll
Also performed by Smith and chorus
Also performed twice by The King's Men
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Alma Mammy
3 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Cute early musical starring Nancy Carroll as a chorus girl who inherits a men's college where her ex-boyfriend (Stanley Smith) is a star football player. She tries to sabotage his career until she gets school spirit. An original musical for the screen, SWEETIE boasts a good cast and some solid tunes.

Helen Kane co-stars as the troublemaking Helen who boop-a-doops through "He's So Unusual" and does a mean "Pep Step" with Jack Oakie, a brash hoofer who follows Carroll to college and enrolls. William Austin is the silly college dean, and Stu Erwin is a dumb-blond football player who is usually the target of Kane's pop gun.

Carroll and Smith sing a few songs, but it's Oakie's "Alma Mammy" that flows through the film as a theme song after Oakie is told that alma mater is Latin for dear mother, which he converts into a Jolson-like MAMMY song.

Nancy Carroll was Paramount's top musical star in early talkies, and she's stunning, but this film belongs to Helen Kane and Jack Oakie.


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