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A humorous look round various studios on a film lot. One of the " Pete Smith Specialties", produced and narrated " by a Smith named Pete."
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This short starts out as a visit to a sound stage to see Pete Smith make one of his short films. When production delays occur, Smith visits other sound stages on the lot to see what else is being filmed. The audience gets to see a sleight-of-hand artist practicing his craft, a 3-year-old girl with a perfect sense of balance, and Lena Horne singing in a bathtub. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Short | Comedy | Music

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11 May 1946 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The scene showing Lena Horne singing "Ain't It the Truth" while taking a bath was filmed for Cabin in the Sky (1943), but cut before release See more »

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Narrator Pete Smith identifies all the remaining credited performers. See more »

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Featured in MGM Parade: Episode #1.6 (1955) See more »

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Ain't It the Truth
(uncredited)
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Sung by Lena Horne
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6 February 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Another delightful one-reeler from Pete Smith. We get to watch Lena Horne sing "Ain't It The Truth?" in a bubble bath, watch some close-up sleight of hand exposed and see a three-year-old balance on knives while eating an apple, while Smith makes bemused comments. A lot of fun.


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