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Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical  -  4 May 1934 (USA)
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President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new ... See full summary »

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Jimmy Dugan
Sylvia Froos ...
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John Boles ...
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Arthur Byron ...
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Secretary to President
Tess Gardella ...
Aunt Jemima (as 'Aunt Jemima')
Frank Mitchell ...
Senator Danforth (as Mitchell)
Jack Durant ...
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Dick Foran ...
Nick Foran (as Nick Foran)
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Dinwiddle
John 'Skins' Miller ...
Hill-Billy (as 'Skins' Miller)
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President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Broadway's Gone Hill-Billy
(1934) (uncredited)
Lyrics by Lew Brown
Music by Lew Brown and Jay Gorney
Performed by Sylvia Froos and Ensemble
c. 1934 Movietone Music Corportation
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A mess with one bright spot-but you already knew that.
26 December 2004 | by (Here) – See all my reviews

As a whole, "Stand Up and Cheer" is quite a mess. The story that frames the musical numbers is silly and poorly executed, the musical numbers are rather drab and rife with racial stereotyping. But, most people who've sought out this film are watching it for one reason-Shirley Temple.

Temple and James Dunn are really the only bright spots in this production. Their on screen rapport is magic, and contrary to what others have stated, they BOTH hold their own during their crowd pleasing number "Baby, Take a Bow," in my opinion.

Truly a product of it's day. It's widely reported that this film brought smiles to the faces of many, and try as I may to ignore it's racial stereotypes, and bland dialogue, somehow the whole thing doesn't work.

But, as I have already mentioned, Jimmy and Shirley are pure magic.


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