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A small radio station is saved of getting bankrupt by a backer, who invests money for a TV equipment, if the owner allows, that his dancing daughter Annabelle can dance and sing on the screen, but due to her voice, her singing had to be dubbed by the owner's girl friend Pat Abbott.But problems start, when the owner starts dating Annabelle. Written by
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Grade B musical sparked by Hugh Herbert's antics and Johnny Puleo's Harmonica Gang
This is another of those B musicals from the forties with a dumb plot line and lots of songs. The only real treats here are the hilarious antics of that king of the illogical, Hugh Herbert, who gets much screen time and the introduction of Johnny Puleo and His Harmonica Gang, always a delight. Ann Miller in an early role plays a straight role but does get to dance some and show her stuff. Only watch if you're a fan of one or all of these three. It got Oscar noms for score and song, but frankly I don't think it deserved them.
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