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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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Alice Faye was initially able to convince the studio that the then novice Tyrone Power Jr. should be her leading man. Shortly after production began, however, they changed their mind and replaced him with Michael Whalen, who was then a bigger name. Ironically Faye's subsequent three films with Power proved the most successful of her career. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Farraday: Radio! I hate it! Music from cans like soup!
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You Turned the Tables on Me
by Louis Alter and Sidney D. Mitchell
Sung by Alice Faye
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Mainly for fans of Alice Faye and Patsy Kelly!
28 November 2002 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This movie is for fans of Alice Faye and Patsy Kelly, and probably film collectors. The movie isn't the greatest, but every studio now and then makes films so actors and actresses have something to do. This movie is what you call a "B" movie. The singing of Alice Faye keeps you watching, the music and dancing is a most, especially if you wanna see how nightclubs, songs, dancing, and life was like in the mid-1930s. Patsy Kelly a great, forgotten comic, keeps you smiling and laughing with her quick one-liners and wisecracks. Patsy Kelly was a skilled, natural comic, she could give Lucille Ball, Martha Raye, Jean Arthur, June Allyson, Ann Sothern, and Carole Lombard a run for their money. All of them were great, but Patsy Kelly had a style of their own. She could also sing and dance. Their were many great female comics, more then men in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. Patsy Kelly is a treat.

But, some of the forgotten men were The Ritz Brothers are a funny, dancing team, their what you call musical comedy. When Daryll Zanuck saw them in a nightclub he signed them quickly. Basically the movie is about Joan Warren-Alice Faye, who wants to make it, but she doesn't want to be something she's not to make it, but her agent will do anything, anything for her to make it, and while he's doing it they run into all kinds of "drama" but through it all the songs, music, dancing prevail. Great movie if you can catch it on tv.


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