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Everybody Sing (1938)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  4 February 1938 (USA)
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Judy Bellaire, played by Judy Garland, is the center of trouble at her exclusive private and very conservative school. She is expelled when she starts singing in a Jazzy style in her music ... See full summary »

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Ricky Saboni
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Judy Bellaire
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Olga Chekaloff
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Hillary Bellaire
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Diana Bellaire
Reginald Gardiner ...
Jerrold Hope
Lynne Carver ...
Sylvia Bellaire
Helen Troy ...
Hillary's Secretary
Monty Woolley ...
John Fleming
Adia Kuznetzoff ...
Boris
Henry Armetta ...
Signor Vittorino
Michelette Burani ...
Madame Le Brouchette
Mary Forbes ...
Miss Colvin
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Storyline

Judy Bellaire, played by Judy Garland, is the center of trouble at her exclusive private and very conservative school. She is expelled when she starts singing in a Jazzy style in her music class. Mayhem ensues as she returns home to her actress mother, playwright father, dysfunctional Russian maid (Fanny Brice) and tries out as a black face singer in a musical. Written by BerindaBear

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4 February 1938 (USA)  »

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Diabinho de Saias  »

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Trivia

The film's original working title was "The Ugly Duckling". See more »

Goofs

When Judy Bellaire is escaping from the ship, she hides inside a container. Two workers place the container on the dock. Just before she opens the container lid to climb out, a second container appears just behind her. See more »

Quotes

Hillary Bellaire: Olga!
Olga Chekaloff: All right, all right, I know, my cap's on crooked.
Hillary Bellaire: Good heavens, what next?
Olga Chekaloff: Meatballs!
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Connections

Featured in American Masters: Judy Garland: By Myself (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Snooks (Why? - Because!)
(1937)
Music and lyrics by Harry Ruby (as Ruby) and Bert Kalmar (as (Kalmar)
Performed by Judy Garland (uncredited) and Fanny Brice (uncredited)
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Not My Cup Of Tea But Fannie Brice! What A Bowl Of Borscht!
15 November 2004 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

I've never really gotten Judy Garland. Maybe because I wasn't raised with a TV and annual "Wizard of Oz" showing. (Yes, I do love "Meet Me In St. Louis.)

Enough about me, though. The point is, I watched this only for the delightful Fannie Brice. She is funny and charming as the family maid, Olga. Maybe her personality is a little too large to work in a movie. The plot is overly familiar. Allan Jones is as annoying as always. Billie Burke and some of the players in smaller roles are fun but forgettable. But Her every line and facial gesture made me laugh. Would that she'd done more movies!


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