Ronny Bowers, a saxophonist in Benny Goodman's band has won a talent contest an got a ten week contract with a film studio. On his first evening he is supposed to go with the studio's star Mona Marshall to a movie premiere. But this lady doesn't want to go, so the bosses decide to use for Mona a double, Virginia. When Mona finds out next morning that happened, she insisted to fire her double and Ronny. Ronny finds work as singing waiter in a drive in, and is spotted by a director of the same studio, who wants him to lend his voice for an leading actor in a musical. After the first screening the actor is invited by Louella Parsons to sing in her program "Hollywood Hotel". He accepts, but he doesn't know that Ronny Bowers does not want to lend him his voice again. So everybody starts to play his little game to solve his own problems. Written by
Stephan Eichenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
In some sources, Duane Thompson
, a silent screen comedy actress, is erroneously credited with the role of a switchboard operator. The 'Duane Thompson' who appears in this film is a male radio announcer and actor of the 1930's who plays himself, i.e. a radio announcer. See more
In the "Hooray for Hollywood" portion of the finale, Scat Davis is shown playing the trumpet on the back row of 'Benny Goodman''s band while at the same time he's in the audience singing. See more
[referring to her gown
If your fans don't explode when you walk into that premiere tonight, I'll tear it to pieces!
Do you really think so, Butch?
Referenced in The Simpsons: Gump Roast
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Raymond Paige and His Orchestra
at the beginning of the radio broadcast See more