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Sing and Like It (1934)

Passed  -  Comedy  -  20 April 1934 (USA)
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Annie Snodgrass
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Ruby
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Adam Frink - Producer
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T. Fenny Sylvester
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Toots McGuire
Richard Carle ...
Mr. Abercrombie Hancock - Critic
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Oswald (as John M. Qualen)
Matt McHugh ...
Junker - Hood
Stanley Fields ...
Butch - Hood
Joe Sawyer ...
Gunner - Hood (as Joseph Sauers)
Billy Griffith ...
Webster - Frink's Secreatary (as William H. Griffith)
Grace Hayle ...
Miss Fishbeck - Little Theatre Stage Director
Roy D'Arcy ...
Mr. Gregory - Leading Man in Show
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Any girl with good strong adenoids can do the same thing!

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20 April 1934 (USA)  »

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Canto Chorado  »

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Although the Catholic Church of Detroit placed this movie on its "to be boycotted" list in July 1934, the Production Code Administration gave it an approval certificate for its re-release in 1935, when the its Code was more rigorously enforced. See more »

Quotes

T. Fenny Sylvester: What the...? Gum! There's gum in the telephone. Gum in the lapels of me suits. I steps in it. I sits in it. I combs it out of me hair. The only place I don't find gum, you ain't been! Now, listen - I'm gettin' fed up. If you ain't exercisin' that pan of yours, yapping about a career, you're chewing gum! Now, get this straight - you ain't goin' on no stage! And if you get any more of that gum on me, so help me, I'll... What the...?
[Gum]
T. Fenny Sylvester: . Go on! Scram out of here before I run a temperature. I ...
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Liebestraum No. 3
(1850)
Written by Franz Liszt
Partially played on piano by Ned Sparks
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Very Funny
8 October 2007 | by (Los Angeles, United States) – See all my reviews

I've seen this a few times and it always makes me laugh. Great cast playing for all it's worth, and very pre-code: When told she is to be Annie's chaperone, Ruby replies "She'd be safe on a battleship"; the gum scene; Ruby: "I belong to the world", Fenny: "You probably did before you took up with me." The end has a couple of neat twists too. It drags a bit in the middle, but all in all it's quite sarcastic and funny. And let's not forget Annie Snodgrass, who must sacrifice all because she is an "artist". The "Mother Song" is a neat take-off on a musical genre of the late 20s: "Who taught you wrong from right, while holding you so tight, who misses you tonight... Your Mother". Listen to the words, if you can take the delivery: it's one of the sappiest songs ever written. If you like old movies, pre-code humor and sarcasm, and plenty of 30s slang, this is to be seen.


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