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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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Lynn Bari ...
Laird Cregar ...
Sam Weaver
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Beulah Clancy
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Sharkey
Aubrey Mather ...
Douglas Dawson
John Archer ...
Ned Clark
Frank Orth ...
Lou, Bartender at Sharkey's
George Lloyd ...
Foghorn Ryan - Proprietor
Frank Darien ...
Missionary
Harry Hayden ...
Burkham
Eddie Dunn ...
Forman of Renovation Crew
Charles Cane ...
O'Riley, Policeman
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Storyline

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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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

A memo to the exchange managers and exhibitors (and sniped to 20th Century Fox's press book) reads: "CORRECTION! Please eliminate the following credits on 'Hello, Frisco, Hello': George Barbier... from the cast. Hermes Pan... as co-stager of the dance sequences." See more »

Connections

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

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Toe-tapping, hit playing musical...
24 November 2001 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 11/24/2001 - 7 out of 10(Dir-H. Bruce Humberstone): Toe-tapping, hit playing musical that doesn't have a plot line much different than many of this dancing/singing genre but it is played out so well by the stars involved that it keeps you interested. The songs have romance, humor, and hit quality chorus's that made me want to have the music itself(if it's available). This is supposed to have been the most popular war-time film and I can understand why although because a lot of people weren't going to the movies back then it's been relatively forgotten. I'm glad I was able to see this and it made me hunger for more of this type. Watch it if you can find it, it won't disappoint you.


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