Bill Miller is an unsuccessful Broadway performer until his handlers convince him to enhance his act with a stooge - Ted Rogers, a guy positioned in the audience to be the butt of Bill's jokes. But Ted begins to steal the show. Bill's girlfriend and his pals tell him to make Ted an equal partner. Complications occur, while Bill sings and Ted gets the laughs. Written by
A RIOTOUS MUSICAL RAMPAGE! (original print ad - all caps)
31 December 1952 (USA)
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(Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Though filmed in 1951, it was held up release till 1953 because Paramount was unsure of its box office appeal due to its extensive dramatic moments. See more
[Referring to Ted Rogers
Tell me the truth, Miss Regan, do you honestly think he's human?
Miss Regan, Robertson's Secretary
I've heard people bet both ways.
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Music by Johnny Green See more