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Sing, Baby, Sing (1936)

Nightclub singer Joan Warren's agent Nicky puts her into situations designed to advance her career.

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Cast

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Joan Warren
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Bruce Farraday
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Nicholas K. Alexander
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Al Craven
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Fitz
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Ted Blake
Al Ritz ...
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Harry Ritz ...
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Robert Wilson
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Telephone Operator
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Mac
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Brewster
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Tony Renaldo
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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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Sing Baby, Sing  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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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 »

Quotes

Bruce Farraday: Radio! I hate it! Music from cans like soup!
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Soundtracks

Sing, Baby, Sing
by Lew Pollack and Jack Yellen
Sung by Alice Faye
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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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