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Cowboy in Manhattan (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Western | 21 May 1943 (USA)
Bob Allen, a struggling songwriter poses as a millionaire cowboy to win Broadway star Babs Lee.

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Babs Lee
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Bob Allen
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Hank
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Ace Robbins
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Louie
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Mitzi
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Wild Bill
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Higgins
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Tommy (as Dorothy Grainger)
Lorin Raker ...
Potter
Marek Windheim ...
Count Kardos
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Headwaiter
Matt McHugh ...
Cab Driver
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Mac
Billy Nelson ...
Bill

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Hank (Leon Errol) and Ace Robbins (Walter Catlett)are producing a play to glorify the state of Texas, funded by a few wealthy Texans. The star is Babs Lee (Frances Langford)who tell Robbins that if he pulls one more publicity stunt involving her private life, she will walk out. The play is having a problem in selling tickets to its opening due to other conflicting events that night. Songwriter Bob Allen(Robert Paige) and nephew of Wild Bill Allen ('George Cleveland'), offers a solution; Robbins can hire someone to pretend he is a rich Texas that has fallen in love with Babs Lee and he has purchased all the ticket for the whole first week. This causes a few complications. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Comedy | Music | Western

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21 May 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cantando viene el amor  »

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Remake of You're a Sweetheart (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

Private Cowboy Jones
Music by Milton Rosen
Lyrics by Everett Carter
Sung by Robert Paige and Frances Langford
Reprised by Frances Langford and chorus
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