In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

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Sam Weaver
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Beulah Clancy
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Sharkey
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Douglas Dawson
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Ned Clark
Frank Orth ...
Lou, Bartender at Sharkey's
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Foghorn Ryan - Proprietor
Frank Darien ...
Missionary
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Burkham
Eddie Dunn ...
Forman of Renovation Crew
Charles Cane ...
O'Riley, Policeman
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In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

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26 March 1943 (USA)  »

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Aquilo, Sim, Era Vida!  »

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The movie is a remake of King of Burlesque (1936), starring Warner Baxter. Alice Faye and Jack Oakie play the same roles (i.e. the "heroine" and the "hero's sidekick") that they played in the previous film. See more »

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Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #6.8 (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

The Dance of the Grizzly Bear
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Music by George Botsford
Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Performed by Jack Oakie, June Havoc, Alice Faye and chorus
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Favorite Alice Faye movie!
12 November 2002 | by (Santa Maria, CA) – See all my reviews

My favorite Alice Faye movie, by far the best! Story was great, acting superb, and the music, well it's the music and the song "You'll Never Know" which rings in my heart forever! The comedy of Jack Oakie and June Havoc is hilariously funny, and I'll always remember Laird Cregar for his shining shanigans "buddy can you spare a dime". The pairing of Alice with John Payne was always good!


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