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Radio City Revels (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 11 February 1938 (USA)
A songwriter uses the songs one of his pupils writes while sleeping for his own contract.

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(as Ben Stoloff)

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(screen play), (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Burns ...
Jack Oakie ...
Harry Miller
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Kenny Baker
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Billie Shaw
Victor Moore ...
Paul Plummer
...
Teddy Jordan
Helen Broderick ...
Gertie Shaw
...
Buster West ...
Squenchy
Melissa Mason ...
Lisa
Richard Lane ...
Crane
Marilyn Vernon ...
Delia Robin
Charles Coleman ...
The Butler (as Charles C. Coleman)
Don Wilson ...
Don Wilson - Radio Station Announcer
Hal Kemp ...
Hal Kemp - Orchestra Leader
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Storyline

Washed-up songwriter Harry Miller and his neighbor, dancer Billie Shaw, are insolvent despite efforts to find work in radio. But Harry is visited by his "student," hillbilly Lester Robin, who can only write songs in his dreams. And lo! Lester's first nap yields a song hit for which Harry takes credit. But to fulfill his new contract, he needs to keep Lester sleeping, amidst romantic complications. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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IT'S SLUG-NUTTY! The Biggest Fun Bargain in Years (original poster) See more »


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Release Date:

11 February 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Andam Canções no Ar  »

Box Office

Budget:

$810,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$510,000 (USA)
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(RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In March 1938, this film was being shown on a double bill with The Jury's Secret (1938) at Loew's Richmond Theatre in North Adams, Massachusetts. See more »

Quotes

Lester Robin: Honestly, you're as purty as the picture of a seed catalogue tomato.
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Connections

Featured in Gauchos of El Dorado (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

MY SWEETHEART LIVES UP ON THE MOUNTAIN
(1938) (uncredited)
(With the tune of My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)
Sung and played on the bazooka by Bob Burns
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This is a great Lost Gem!

Nobody except for me and one of my friend's have seen this movie. But it's great! It's got lot's of humor and lot's of great song's in it! And it's really interesting to watch. And, all in all, it's just a very fun movie. Pure Escapism! That's All! I really loved the scene where there trying to get Lester to sleep. There is absolutly no intelligence in this movie! But it's great to watch! It's got great and funny and unique charecter's in it! If you ever have a chance to see this movie, see it! of better yet: tape it! I saw it on Turner Classic Movie's and taped it!


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