When Dennis Morgan
shows Joan Leslie
an old jail set left over from a James Cagney
movie, Leslie does a vocal impression of Cagney, in which she quotes his famous speech from Yankee Doodle Dandy
(1942). ("My mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you.") The year before this movie was made (1942), Joan Leslie had been Cagney's co-star and leading lady in Yankee Doodle Dandy
(1942). See more
In one of the scenes where Eddie Cantor, dressed as an American Indian, is being chased by other men dressed as American Indians, the film negative has been flipped - you can see the signs on store windows are clearly backward/mirror images of what they are supposed to read. See more
[On the phone, posing as a fictitious Southern reporter for a non-existent newspaper
Mr. Cantor, sir, this is Colonel Robert E. Jefferson of the Montgomery Post Gazette. What we all down here wants, from you all up there, is the complete story of your life, sir... Now, you begin right at the beginning, sir, and don't omit any of the details, no matter how boring they may be, sir. Yes, sir.
Fine! Well, Colonel, my ancestors crossed the Plains in the first covered wagon. If you ever saw my ...
Old Folks at Home
aka "Swanee River"
Music by Stephen Foster
Played in the "Way Up North" number See more