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
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Did You Know?
In the "Hooray for Hollywood" portion of the finale, Johnnie 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
[on the stage at the Hollywood Bowl
Yoo-hoo! Can you hear me?
[standing at the top of the hill
I can hear you, but I can hardly see you!
I can see you! You look like the man in the moon!
Featured in For Auld Lang Syne
Hooray for Hollywood
Music by Richard A. Whiting
(as Dick Whiting)
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Sung by Johnnie Davis
and Frances Langford
Performed by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra See more