Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy ... See full summary »
This Broadway revue is about two love affairs. The romance between the comedienne Joan Mason and Jack Evans of Boston is easily disturbed by Jack's cynical sister, Clara Belle Evans, who is... See full summary »
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring ... See full summary »
A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.
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Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin and Kitty Donnelly in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep. Written by
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Eighteen-year-old Alice Faye, the female vocalist with Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees, was slated to make her screen debut in a featured spot. Then in a Hollywood fantasy come to life, Lilian Harvey, a musical favorite of European moviegoers, decided that the female lead was rather secondary and withdrew from the film. Enter Alice, at Rudy Vallee's suggestion, to fill Miss Harvey's shoes. Billed third after Mr. Vallee and Jimmy Durante, Miss Faye was bestowed with a saucy hit song, "Nasty Man" (music by Ray Henderson, lyrics by Irving Caesar and Jack Yellen), followed quickly by a movie contract with Fox. See more »
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If you love cute dogs, don't on any account miss a chance to see this picture for the number in which THREE men (Durante, Vallee, and Edwards) try to pick up girls with the trusty device of the cute dog. In "My Dog Loves Your Dog" each man point out to a girl that his dog is very fond of the girl's dog, so why don't they follow their pets' example! (Not such a bad idea, when one considers the number of couples who have broken up because of a pet, so it's great if things can go right from the start.) The song is rather babyish, but it is very sweet because it creates the idea that the reason the woman should take the man is that he will offer her doglike devotion (but not in a drippy way, in a lighthearted way--Rudy Vallee sings to Alice Faye, "You know that I really am/Much nicer than that sealyham"! As dog lovers know, this is another reason to watch the film, a real period piece, because sealyhams, which were fashionable in the Twenties and early Thirties, are now almost extinct!
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