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Swing Parade of 1946 (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 16 March 1946 (USA)
A struggling young singer falls for a nightclub owner whose father, a millionaire, is trying to shut it down. Featuring The Three Stooges as waiters.

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Carol Lawrence
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Moe
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Curly (as Jerome Howard)
Connee Boswell ...
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Will Osborne ...
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Mary Treen ...
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Daniel Warren Sr.
Windy Cook ...
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John Eldredge ...
Bascomb
Leon Belasco ...
Pete
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The Three Stooges
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In this 100% FICTIONAL film, in which no one plays "Self",Carol Lawrence (Gale Storm), an aspiring singer, goes to a new night club owned by Danny Warren (Phil Regan), whose father Daniel Warren (Russell Hicks (I)') doesn't approve of the club and wants Danny to join him in the family business. Carol is suspected of being a process server and is thrown out of the club. An extremely long arm of coincidence leads her to the elder Warren's office and he hires her as a process server. She returns but gets a singing job this time so foregoes serving the cease-and-desist notice. The Three Stooges are on hand as waiters and Connee Boswell, Louis Jordan, Will Osborne and Mary Treen provide the music and songs in addition to Gale Storm on "Oh, Buddy" and "On the Sunny Side of the Street." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A TREASURE OF PLEASURE! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Approved | See all certifications »
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16 March 1946 (USA)  »

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Música Atômica  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Monogram Pictures production number 4517, although some publicity stills bear the incorrect number 4505. See more »

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Early in the film, Curly says that he and the other Stooges can't read. But later in the film, we see Curly reading off of a menu with no problem. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Hello? Yes... Definitely... Absolutely... Positively, wrong number
[replaces phone]
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Don't Worry 'Bout That Mule
Written by William Davis, Duke Groner, and Charles Stewart
Performed by Louis Jordan and The Tympany Five
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I swang and loved it.
7 April 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Astonishing mish mash from Monogram ...is that tautology? BUT this pic is an excuse for Monogram to show off a huge new nightclub set they decided to build. Interspersed with quite funny 3 Stooges-on-loan-scenes and demented dance and comedy numbers, it all ends up in an avalanche of borrowed costumes, amateur 17 year olds in tuxedos and a barrage of swing noise. Louis Jordan is , as usual wild and rude, and Gale Storm is lovely, and Phil Regan is as usual competent.... BUT the Embassy Club as opened in this effervescent calamity must have seemed the utopia of white trash kitsch....and that is for the viewer, not the characters. So awful it is wonderful, with characters not seen in reels 1/2/3 who suddenly appear in a HUGE musical number as major input, THE SWING PARADE OF 1946 is wonderfully awful. I loved every mad misguided minute of it all, and so should you.


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