7.0/10
93
4 user 2 critic

Sing, You Sinners (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 2 September 1938 (USA)
Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(original story), (screenplay)
Reviews

On TV

Airs Thu. Aug. 04, 2:00 AM on TCM

1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Musical | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Cowboy Jeff Larabee returns from the east and meets Doris Halloway, a young girl, that he regards as a vagabond, till he learns that she's the owner of the farm where he works. He tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Bing Crosby, Frances Farmer, Bob Burns
Thunderbolt (1929)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A criminal known as Thunderbolt is imprisoned and facing execution. Into the next cell is placed Bob Morgan, an innocent man who has been framed and who is in love with Thunderbolt's girl, ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg
Stars: George Bancroft, Fay Wray, Richard Arlen
Black Moon (1934)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young girl who lives on a tropical island loses her parents to a voodoo sacrifice, but although she manages to escape the island, a curse is put on her. Years later, as an adult, she ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill
Stars: Jack Holt, Fay Wray, Dorothy Burgess
Blue Skies (1946)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who ... See full summary »

Directors: Stuart Heisler, Mark Sandrich
Stars: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young impoverished aristocrat falls in love with an inn-keepers daughter, but has to marry money.

Director: Erich von Stroheim
Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts
Man on Fire (1957)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A wealthy businessman whose wife has divorced him is bitter about the divorce and prevents his ex-wife from seeing their child. The ex-wife takes him to court, and a judge tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Ranald MacDougall
Stars: Bing Crosby, Inger Stevens, Mary Fickett
Certificate: Passed Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Sylvia is the French teacher at Briarcroft's School for Girls, but she wants to find romance. When she hears Bill on the radio, she decides to leave and thank him. But he is on his way to ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: Marion Davies, Bing Crosby, Fifi D'Orsay
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

At a hotel in the middle of the Sahara Desert, an old man and his beautiful daughter try to keep the location of a hidden treasure from a collection of thieves and criminals staying at the ... See full summary »

Director: George Fitzmaurice
Stars: Ronald Colman, Fay Wray, Estelle Taylor
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Denny drops fiancée Jean and marries Flora who is worth ten million dollars. When Jean is fired from her job she decides to market the face cream she invented. She goes to Jeffrey and he ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Tryon
Stars: Lucille Ball, Patric Knowles, Donald Woods
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

According to the will of an eccentric millionaire, one of four randomly chosen strangers will become his heir if he/she can double $5000 by honest means.

Director: Theodore Reed
Stars: Bing Crosby, Martha Raye, Andy Devine
Certificate: Passed Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Reis
Stars: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane
Twilight Time (1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An elderly man, returning to Yugoslavia after 20 years in America, is saddled with the upbringing of his two grandchildren in a small farming village. In HD.

Director: Goran Paskaljevic
Stars: Karl Malden, Jodi Thelen, Damien Nash
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Joe Beebe
...
David Beebe
...
Mike Beebe
Elizabeth Patterson ...
Mrs. Daisy Beebe aka Mother Beebe
...
Martha Randall
John Gallaudet ...
Harry Ringmer
...
Pete
Paul White ...
Filter - Stable Boy
...
Lecturer on Seals
Tom Dugan ...
Race Fan
Herbert Corthell ...
Nightclub Manager
Edit

Storyline

Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through swapping and gambling. It seems the only thing all three can join in is their singing act, which Mike and Dave hate. Finally, all Joe's hopes are pinned on a race horse he's acquired, but it's a bigger gamble than his family knows. Hilarious sequence involving a lecturer on seals. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

FLAVORED WITH ROMANCE...SONG AND SPICE! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 September 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les bébés turbulents  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 15, 1940 with Bing Crosby reprising his film role. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The John Garfield Story (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I'VE GOT A POCKETFUL OF DREAMS
Music by James V. Monaco
Lyrics by Johnny Burke (as John Burke)
Sung by Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Donald O'Connor
Reprised by Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Donald O'Connor and Elizabeth Patterson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

My mother took my to see this movie. I was 7 years old.
26 November 2003 | by (St. Clair Shores,MI.48081-USA) – See all my reviews

I thought I was the luckiest kid alive. I sat in complete attendence of what was the best movie I can remember. It was very exciting to me and I think of it whenever I am depressed, because of It's upbeat outlook on life. I can stoll remember the words to the song "pocket Full Of Dreams" I've heard it played a few times,- once at the race track. I wish I could see it once more, or own a tape copy of it.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Sing You Sinners jla29
Discuss Sing, You Sinners (1938) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?