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April Showers (1948)

 -  Musical  -  27 March 1948 (USA)
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A married couple who have a song-and-dance act in vaudeville are in trouble. Their struggling act is going nowhere, they're almost broke and they have to do something to get them back on ... See full summary »

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A married couple who have a song-and-dance act in vaudeville are in trouble. Their struggling act is going nowhere, they're almost broke and they have to do something to get them back on top or they'll really be in trouble. They decide to put their young son in the act in hopes of attracting some new attention. The boy turns out to be a major talent, audiences love him and the act is on its way to the top. That's when an organization whose purpose is to stop children from performing on stage shows up, and they're dead set on breaking up the act. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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MUSICAL COMEDY OF THE VAUDEVILLE DAYS! (original ad - all caps)

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Esquece Teus Pesares  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 16, 1949 with Jack Carson and Robert Alda reprising their film roles. Dorothy Lamour played Ann Sothern's role. See more »

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Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #8.2 (1957) See more »

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Cuddle Up a Little Closer
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Music by Karl Hoschna
Lyrics by Otto A. Harbach
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Predictable but entertaining.
22 January 1999 | by (Jersey City, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Came across movie by chance on Turner Classics. Joe Tyme takes to drink. Man loses wife, man, etc. etc. etc. Could have been a better story if more focus on Joe Tyme and his inability to cope with his problems. However, entertaining, light musical is really the genre of this picture despite the dark side.


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