Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry. Written by
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Did You Know?
The scenes in this film featuring Doris Day
and her young on-screen son had a special emotional resonance for Day, since in real life she had often had to leave her own pre-school-aged son Terry behind with his grandmother while touring as a big band singer in the 1940s. See more
During a montage showing Martha's rise to stardom, there's a shot of stacks of fan letters, all of them bearing the address of what turns out to be Martha's home address. Even in the far more innocent times in which the film was set, stars didn't publicly reveal their home addresses and virtually all fan mail would have been addressed to her movie studio or record label or simply "Hollywood." See more
No, look, you got me wrong, Little Red Riding Hood. I ain't no wolf.
Okay, but I'd hate to meet you in a forest on a dark night.
Referenced in Toonheads: The Lost Cartoons
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Music by Carl W. Stalling
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