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Sleepytime Gal (1942)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  5 March 1942 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Judy Canova ...
Bessie Cobb
Tom Brown ...
Chick Patterson
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Chef Popodopolis
Ruth Terry ...
Sugar Caston
Thurston Hall ...
Mr. Adams
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Ernie
Jerry Lester ...
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Mildred Coles ...
Connie Thompson
Harold Huber ...
Honest Joe Kincaid
Fritz Feld ...
Chef Petrovich
Frank Sully ...
Dimples
Jimmy Ames ...
Gus
Jay Novello ...
Chef Barzumium
Skinnay Ennis ...
Danny Marlowe
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Johnny Gatto
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Acordou a Cantar  »

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When the Cat's Away
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Herb Magidson
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Delightful, forgotten musical/comedy with an early Jule Styne score
2 March 2002 | by (New York City, USA) – See all my reviews

The Early Show on NY's Channel 2 used to air this breezy, delightful musical comedy from the woefully underrated Republic Studios during the 1950s when I was a kid. I tuned in every time it was telecast. Judy Canova deserves to be re-discovered and re-appreciated. She was truly a precursor of Lily Tomlin (her "Sleepy Lagoon" with Dennis Day is another tuneful delight). And the vivacious Ruth Terry, in a platinum wig as the gangster's moll, pre-dated Lesley Ann Warren's delectable turn in "Victor/Victoria".

The details of the plot elude me, but I cherish the film. With a wonderful score by the young, then-unknown Jule Styne. Would someone please rescue and revive this delightful gem from obscurity and let the current generation savor its charms?


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