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Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)

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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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Johnny Cornell
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Dan Daley
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Bernice Croft
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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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Frank Darien ...
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Harry Hayden ...
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)  »

Also Known As:

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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Soundtracks

Hello, Frisco!
(uncredited)
Music by Louis A. Hirsch
Lyrics by Gene Buck
Sung by a chorus during the opening credits
Performed by Jack Oakie, Alice Faye, John Payne and June Havoc
Played often throughout the picture
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A Technicolorful musical triumph, not to be missed !
1 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the best musicals ever to come out of Fox and one of the top Alice Faye showcases. Never mind the plot, just set back and enjoy the sultry velvety voice of the most beautiful Alice Faye, the finest song stylist ever to come out of Hollywood .

This beautiful film introduced the Academy Award winning song-"You'll Never Know" which Faye sings three times in the picture. This haunting song was reprised the following year by her in the wartime musical "Four Jills in a Jeep". It has been recorded countless times, however no one sings it like Faye. She pulls the heart strings in a professional fashion.

If you are not familiar with Alice Faye, do yourself a favor and discover why she was the Number #1 Box-Office star over Bette Davis in the early 1940's. I highly recommend this lavish musical entertainment.


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