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You'll Find Out (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | 22 November 1940 (USA)
The manager of Kay Kyser's band books them for a birthday party bash for an heiress at a spooky mansion, where sinister forces try to kill her.

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Fenninger
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Judge Mainwaring
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Prince Saliano
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Janis
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Chuck Deems
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Aunt Margo
Joseph Eggenton ...
Jurgen
Kay Kyser Band ...
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M.A. Bogue ...
Ish Kabibble (as Ish Kabibble)
Sully Mason ...
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Storyline

Kay Kyser and his orchestra are hired to entertain at the birthday party of a young heiress at a creepy old mansion, where they uncover a plot against her life. Who is the villain? The sinister judge? The phony medium? The skeptical psychologist? You'll find out. Written by Anonymous

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THE BIGGEST LAUGH SHOW IDEA IN TEN YEARS (Original print ad - all caps) See more »


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22 November 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Old Professor  »

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$353,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Debut of Jeff Corey. See more »

Goofs

When Kay Kyser is in the secret passageway, the lighting changes frequently. See more »

Quotes

Kay Kyser: [Looking about the room cluttered with many exotic bric-a-brac] Who decorated this room - Robert Ripley?
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Crazy Credits

"The College of Musical Knowledge" is an on-screen opening acting credit, but its members are the studio audience, since Kay Kyser refers to them as "students." See more »

Connections

References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

(I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You
(1926) (uncredited)
(Kay Kyser's theme song)
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Paul Ash
Played during the opening credits and at Kyser's radio show
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Scooby Doo fan must-see
7 May 2004 | by (Maine, USA) – See all my reviews

I'd like to note that the Scooby Doo series was pulled directly from this film. I highly recommend it, the music is superb and the humour timeless. The Bad Humour Man scene is an absolute classic, and I have used it to teach about the time period and the history of entertainment. American Movie Classics used to have it in their Halloween season rotation, but I haven't seen it there in a while. In fact, I find it distressing that they now play such things like The Terminator as classics! I do hope you'll check this one out, it's a real keeper for anybody's library and should not be overlooked. And you can't beat Peter Lorre, Bela Lugosi, and Boris Karloff in the same room! Enjoy!


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