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Wertheimer, a New York radio talent scout, shows up at Uncle Jed's barn dance having received numerous letters from Nancy Shackelford, the adopted daughter of Uncle Jed Shackelford, telling... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
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Nancy Abbott
Lawrence Gray ...
Bob Shackleforth
Willard Robertson ...
Uncle Jed
Dorothy Lee ...
Elsie Wilson
Edward J. Nugent ...
Rudy Nash (as Eddie Nugent)
Lillian Miles ...
Peggy
Fuzzy Knight ...
Lem
Eddie Kane ...
Mr. Wertheimer
Harry Conley ...
J. Wilberforce Platt, Press Agent
Tim Spencer ...
Vern Spencer - Member of Sons of the Pioneers (as Vern Spencer)
Bob Nolan ...
Bob, Member of Sons of the Pioneers
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Len, Member of Sons of the Pioneers (as Len Slye)
Hugh Farr ...
Hugh - Member Sons of the Pioneers
Sally Sweet ...
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Wertheimer, a New York radio talent scout, shows up at Uncle Jed's barn dance having received numerous letters from Nancy Shackelford, the adopted daughter of Uncle Jed Shackelford, telling him about the musical talents of Bob and the other four farm-hand musicians. He hires the boys for a new radio program to be known as "The Old Homestead" broadcast from New York. Nancy and Uncle Jed accompany them, the latter as their manager. The show is a hit and Nancy is thrilled, especially when she meets famous crooner Rudy Nash. Elsie Wilson, Rudy's partner, resents the attention Rudy shows Nancy, and Bob takes an immediate dislike to Rudy. The band goes to a night club and get high on champagne which they think is cider. Peggy joins the boys in their clowning after the regular entertainers quit in indignation. Nancy and Rudy enter the café, and when the proprietor realizes that Nancy and (primarily) Rudy knows the boys, he offers them $1,250 a week to perform at the club. The jealous Elsie ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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FIVE SINGING STARS...a Musical Romance That All The World Will Love! See more »


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5 October 1935 (USA)  »

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Film debut of the Sons of the Pioneers, who were credited separately. Two of their names were misspelled in the credits - Len Slye, later known as Roy Rogers (spelled 'Len Sly'), and Vern Spencer, later known as Tim Spencer (spelled 'Vern Spence'). See more »

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Here Comes the Bride
Written by Richard Wagner
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