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Hullabaloo (1940)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  25 October 1940 (USA)
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A movie musical centered on merrily befogged Merriweather's attempt to restore his career - all while reuniting with his three children (from his three alimony-seeking ex-wives!).

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Frankie Merriweather
Virginia Grey ...
Laura Merriweather
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Bob Strong (as Dan Dailey Jr.)
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Penny Merriweather
Nydia Westman ...
Lulu Perkins
Ann Morriss ...
Wilma Norton
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Mr. Clyde Perkins
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'Buzz' Foster
Charles Holland ...
Singing Bellhop
Leni Lynn ...
Judy Merriweather
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Virginia Ferris
Curt Bois ...
Armand Francois
Sara Haden ...
'Sue' Merriweather
Larry Nunn ...
'Terry' Merriweather
Barnett Parker ...
Samuel Stephens
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A movie musical centered on merrily befogged Merriweather's attempt to restore his career - all while reuniting with his three children (from his three alimony-seeking ex-wives!).

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25 October 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El mago del aire  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Some cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiyable in the movie . These were (with their character names): M.J. Frankovich (Golf broadcaster) and Charles Lacey (Golf pro). See more »

Quotes

Lulu Perkins: You didn't tell me you were married. You should have told me!
Frankie' Merriweather: Oh, what's a wife between friends?
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Connections

References Boom Town (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

The Stars and Stripes Forever
(1896) (uncredited)
Music by John Philip Sousa
Played at the skee golf game when the big prize is won
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a great role for Frank Morgan
5 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a nice little musical that's just a lot of fun. Frank Morgan is outstanding as usual. The supporting cast, including Billie Burke, Sara Haydin,and Virginia Gray are all fine. Compared to today's movies with all the violence and cynicism, movies like Hullabaloo are wonderful escape mechanisms.


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