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Sing, Baby, Sing (1936)

 -  Musical  -  21 August 1936 (USA)
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Nightclub singer Joan Warren's agent Nicky puts her into situations designed to advance her career.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Joan Warren
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Bruce Farraday
Gregory Ratoff ...
Nicholas K. Alexander
Ted Healy ...
Al Craven
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Fitz
Michael Whalen ...
Ted Blake
Al Ritz ...
Al Ritz
Jimmy Ritz ...
Jimmy Ritz
Harry Ritz ...
Harry Ritz
Montagu Love ...
Robert Wilson
Dixie Dunbar ...
Telephone Operator
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Mac
Paul Stanton ...
Brewster
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Tony Renaldo
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The Ritz Brothers ...
The Ritz Brothers
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Nightclub singer Joan Warren's agent Nicky puts her into situations designed to advance her career.

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21 August 1936 (USA)  »

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Novos Ecos da Broadway  »

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Said to be loosely based on John Barrymore's much publicized affair with Elaine Barrie, a college student 34 years his junior who would become his fourth (and last) wife. See more »

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Bruce Farraday: Radio! I hate it! Music from cans like soup!
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Love Will Tell
by Lew Pollack and Jack Yellen
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Passable Fox Musical
13 August 2003 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

"Sing, Baby, Sing" is a passable, sometimes alluring lightweight Fox musical starring Alice Faye, Gregory Ratoff, Patsy Kelly, Adolph Menjou, and introducing The Ritz Brothers. Faye is an aspiring singer/actress who becomes involved with a drunken Shakespearean actor Bruce Farraday(Menjou). Farraday becomes infatuated with Joan after seeing her one night in a nightclub. Joan's agent(Ratoff) sees this occasion as a way of advancing her showbiz career. Patsy Kelly provides good supporting role as Fiz, Joan's friend. The Ritz Brothers perform their often hilarious, often annoying shenanigans, interrupting the story for their routine comic acts. As the other user-comment has said, "Sing,Baby,Sing" is mainly for fans of Alice Faye. It is a good early role for Faye to shine and sparkle, but it is way below her best, most spirited musicals at Fox.


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