Dick Purcell is an American taxi driver who wants to become a singer promoting cheese products. Oddly he thinks the way to do it is to become a gondolier from Venice. Along the way he sings and woos a sassy secretary Alice.
LOVERS ENRAPTURED -- ...Sweethearts enthralled in the light of venetian moonbeams and music!
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Joseph E. Bernard
is listed in the studio records in the role of "Official", but was not seen in the print. See more
Professor Eduardo de Vinci
It is like I have always told you, a singer, an artist, can get a no where in this country. Animal noises, a jazz band, a bad a jokes, that's what they want.
Referenced in The Black Network
aka "Il Gondoliere"
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Italian lyrics by Manuel Emanuel
Sung by Dick Powell
in Italian as a gondolier in Venice, Italy
Reprised by him in English on the radio show See more