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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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Harry Miller
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Kenny Baker
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Billie Shaw
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Paul Plummer
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Teddy Jordan
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Gertie Shaw
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Buster West ...
Squenchy
Melissa Mason ...
Lisa
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Crane
Marilyn Vernon ...
Delia Robin
Charles Coleman ...
The Butler (as Charles C. Coleman)
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Don Wilson - Radio Station Announcer
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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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HERE COMES THE BIG SHOW! NOW FOR THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE! (original ad-all caps) See more »


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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)

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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

Billie Shaw: Oh, I'm sorry, but when anyone sings or plays, well, my feet won't stay still.
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Connections

Referenced in The Lucy Show: Lucy Goes to a Hollywood Premiere (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

LOVE, HONOR AND OH BABY
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Allie Wrubel
Lyrics Herb Magidson
Sung briefly by Bob Burns
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And the dancing!
21 May 2014 | by (Rockport, Maine) – See all my reviews

Very silly but very entertaining movie. Great cast. And the dancing...one number, I think, compares very favorably with the big dance number in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. The individual dancers are superb. One female dancer (I don't think it was Ann Miller) does steps I've never seen before and should attract the admiration of skilled orthopedists. Milton Berle and Jack Okie make an interesting pair of con men, and if you remember Uncle Miltie from his television days, you'll see that he was practicing his "schtick" long before TV. It's also interesting to see Jane Froman--beautiful face and beautiful voice--before the accident that crippled her (and led to "With a Song In My Heart" with Susan Hayward.)


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