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Rambling 'Round Radio Row #4 (1932)

 -  Short | Music  -  November 1932 (USA)
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The Happines Boys Billy Jones and Earnie Hare are invited to a party, but separate themselves from the rest of the guests, so they can not be urged to perform. However, they are watching ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jerry Wald ...
Radio Row Reporter
Billy Jones ...
Billy Jones (as The Happiness Boys)
Ernie Hare ...
Ernie Hare (as The Happiness Boys)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Smith Ballew ...
Smith Ballew - Singer
Meyer Davis ...
Meyer Davis
Jack Denny ...
Jack Denny - Orchestra Leader (as Jack Denny and His Orchestra)
Artie Dunn ...
Dunn (as Reis & Dunn)
The Funnyboners ...
Singers
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Frances Langford - Singer
Les Reis ...
Reis (as Reis & Dunn)
Jacques Renard ...
Jacques
Freddie Rich ...
Orchestra Leader (as Freddie Rich and His Orchestra)
Arthur Tracy ...
The Street Singer
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The Happines Boys Billy Jones and Earnie Hare are invited to a party, but separate themselves from the rest of the guests, so they can not be urged to perform. However, they are watching the other guests from radio doing their stuff: song team Reece & Dunn, as well as the Funnyboners are singing, Smith Ballew and Frances Langford are exchanging love songs, Arthur Tracy tries his luck with a girl, just to find out that she prefers Bing Crosby and 4 orchestra leaders are trying to find out, who the best conductor is, by conducting a piece of recorded music.... Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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November 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rambling 'Round Radio Row No. 5  »

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(Vitaphone)

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1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Bye Bye Blackbird
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Music by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Mort Dixon
Revised version performed by The Funnyboners during their "Theme Song" routine
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23 May 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Rambling 'Round Radio Row #4 (1933)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Wald produced, wrote, directed and has a small part in this short that features The Happiness Boys as they try to duck a party but soon find themselves having to witness other guests perform their songs. The Funnyboners, Billy JOnes, Arthur Tracy and various other musicians show up and do several numbers but I will admit that I'm not really familiar with any of them. With that said, I always enjoy when these type of shorts are shown on Turner Classic Movies because it gives me the chance to experience something new. The music here, for the most part, was pretty good but the "story" segments were pretty bland without much life or energy. I'm pretty sure all that stuff was suppose to be funny but it didn't make me laugh and by the end it started to take away from the music.


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