How's About It (1943)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  January 1943 (USA)
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A song publisher gets sued for stealing lyrics.



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Cast overview:
Robert Paige ...
George Selby
Grace McDonald ...
Marion Bliss
Walter Catlett ...
Buddy Rich and His Orchestra ...
'Mike' Tracy
Robert Scheerer ...
Bobby (as Bobby Scheerer)
Buddy Rich ...
Orchestra Leader


Marion Bliss, a frustrated poetess, brings a lawsuit that alleges her pet verse has been purloined by the head, George Selby, of a giant music publishing house. Alf is a less-than- adequate process server creating problems, while the Andrews Sisters are elevator operators at the company who break out singing at every opportunity. Written by Les Adams <>

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January 1943 (USA)  »

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Solid Senders  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Fun, Loose Plot - Great Music
8 September 2007 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

A-okay WWII musical featuring a very loose plot strung together with loads of snappy patter and enjoyable song numbers done by the Andrews Sisters. They appear as three elevator operators at a music company where a song publisher (who likes to take showers at the office!) has just been sued by a cutesy blonde for stealing her calendar "poem" for use as music lyrics. In order to get the lawsuit canceled, he hires her as a song writer - which she proves to have zero skill at doing (but he romances her anyway). Shemp Howard appears as a side character who fancies but is set down again and again by Patty Andrews with some rather mean one-liners - but his continual pursuit of her actually succeeds (why does this kind of aggressive pursuit of women always seem to result in success in the movies, though is seemingly unrealistic in real-life?!). There are some additional entertaining musical numbers in this film featuring Buddy Rich and His Orchestra as well as a thirteen-year old named Bobby Scheerer who is very pleasing as he plays a tap dancing office boy (he appeared in person at a screening of this last week at Cinecon 43 in Hollywood). As a whole this film is lightly entertaining, peppy fun.

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