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Aging star (Daniels) finally recognizes the truth when she is replaced in her new movie by a girl from the chorus (Faye).

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Ray Walker ...
Jack Lambert
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Diane De Valle
Frank Mitchell ...
Peanuts Harper (as Mitchell and Durant)
Jack Durant ...
Eddie Harper (as Mitchell and Durant)
Rosina Lawrence ...
Shirley De Valle
Thomas Beck ...
Tony Bennett
Andrew Tombes ...
Ben Pomeroy
Luis Alberni ...
Señor Castellano - Cafe Proprietor
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Hattie (Amanda in credits) (as Hattie McDaniels)
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Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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WHEN YOU'RE NOT CHEERING THE MUSIC, YOU'RE LAUGHING AT THE FUN! (original poster-all caps) See more »

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Drama | Musical

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1 November 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mágica da Música  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Of Alice Faye's 35 film appearances between 1934 and 1978, this movie was the first of two not given a contemporary New York Times review. The second picture was Every Girl Should Have One (1978). See more »

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La Locumba
Sung by Alice Faye
Words and Music by Raul Roulien
English Lyrics by Sidney Clare
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A Lot of fun at the Fox Lot
6 August 2003 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

They may be trite, but these behind-the-scenes getting into movies stories are a lot of fun--especially when we see a typical 1935 Fox soundstage, a 30s laundry plant, a typical 30s neighborhood theatre and a long streetcar sequence played by Mitchell & Durant.

Ray Walker later appeared on various 50s TV shows, but never made it big in Hollywood. Great supporting cast includes Hattie McDaniel, Bebe Daniels in her last US picture and Rosina Lawrence, who was working at Hal Roach Studios at the time as the Little Rascals school teacher.

Am I imagining things, or do I see the Nicholas Brothers dance briefly in the finale?


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