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Cheer Up and Smile (1930)

 |  Musical  |  22 June 1930 (USA)
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When a popular radio singer is knocked unconscious during a robbery, a squeaky-voiced college boy fills in for him. To everyone's amazement, especially his recent girlfriend, who just broke up with him, he becomes an overnight sensation.

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Complete credited cast:
Arthur Lake ...
Eddie Fripp
Dixie Lee ...
Margie
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Yvonne
'Whispering' Jack Smith ...
Himself
Johnny Arthur ...
Andy
Charles Judels ...
Pierre
John Darrow ...
Tom
Sumner Getchell ...
Paul
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Professor
Buddy Messinger ...
Donald
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When a popular radio singer is knocked unconscious during a robbery, a squeaky-voiced college boy fills in for him. To everyone's amazement, especially his recent girlfriend, who just broke up with him, he becomes an overnight sensation.

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Where Can You Be?
Written by Jesse Greer and Raymond Klages
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The Leader
5 February 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The 23 year old John Wayne handles leadership well in this film. There are moments where he proves that he can express deep feeling to lift him above the status of a personality. He demonstrates good horsemanship too, and hones his tools ready for subsequent productions.


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