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Step Lively (1944)

Approved | | Musical | 22 January 1945 (Sweden)
Gordon Miller is rehearsing a musical comedy in the penthouse suite of Gribble's hotel...on credit. The mounting bill is driving Gribble frantic. Chaos increases when playwright Glen ... See full summary »

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Gordon Miller is rehearsing a musical comedy in the penthouse suite of Gribble's hotel...on credit. The mounting bill is driving Gribble frantic. Chaos increases when playwright Glen Russell, whose dramatic play he thinks Miller is producing, arrives. But it turns out Russell can sing like Sinatra, and Miller has leading lady Christine turn on the charm. Can Miller's crazed machinations save the show? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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22 January 1945 (Sweden)  »

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Amor, Música e Sarilhos  »

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Goofs

Both Jenkins and Miller counter sign the check but when the check shown in close up after it comes back from the San Francisco bank their signatures aren't on it. See more »

Connections

Version of Room Service (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

WHY MUST THERE BE AN OP'NING SONG?
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Anne Jeffreys
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I can't believe no one has yet mentioned that this is a re-tread of a Marx Brothers film
6 February 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This film is at times an exact copy of the Marx Brothers film, ROOM SERVICE. Instead of the Marxes, Frank Sinatra and his pals reprise the exact same roles. The first versions of most movies are usually the best, and this could certainly be said of this film. Think about what a tough road this movie had--no Marx Brothers and yet it was to somehow say something unique and worth watching. Well, it didn't. While it is certainly a time-passer and worth watching from a historical point of view, I see no reason for the average viewer to do so. The songs that were added to the flick weren't particularly wonderful and the movie is nothing new. Just see the original film and be done with it!


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