The newspaper "The Morning After associated with The Night Before" has not much to print except for its radio news. Here, some of the articles come to life, like the ones about Baby Rose ...
See full summary »
An immigrant has become a mailman on Radio Row. One of his first duties is to deliver letters to Bunny Poe, Vera Van, Ramon & Rosalie and George Jessel, each of them is doing a specialty, ... See full summary »
Coming back from a Ocean trip to New York, Loyce Whiteman, Harry Barris and Art Jarrett decide to visit composer Burton Lane, who is also aboard to rehearse a little. Saxophonists Benny ... See full summary »
A radio salesman is trying to sell some gypsies a radio. But they have their easy to operate crystal ball, that even works as a TV. They show him how easy it works by listening to the ... See full summary »
The Happines Boys Billy Jones and Earnie Hare are invited to a party, but separate themselves from the rest of the guests, so they can not be urged to perform. However, they are watching ... See full summary »
A cute gal carrying a title card announces each of four acts. The six-member Honey family - three women and three men - perform acrobatics. Reece and Dunn sing a ballad in harmony with ... See full summary »
J.C Flippen acts as MC on a broadcast from a short vacation cruise of many New York based radio personalities of 1932. Among them are Tess Gardella, Johny Marvin, Bill Hall, Baby Rosemarie ... See full summary »
Jay C. Flippen,
The newspaper "The Morning After associated with The Night Before" has not much to print except for its radio news. Here, some of the articles come to life, like the ones about Baby Rose Marie, Frank Novak, Jr., Roy Atwell, Tito Guizar Harriet Lee and Morton Downey. Written by
Stephan Eichenberg <email@example.com>
I have recently begun watching the 11-hour DVD set of Vitaphone's jazz and big band shorts. And, after a short time I really appreciated the comedy acts that sometimes were interspersed throughout--they were a nice break from one song after another after another. However, in this final installment of the "Rambling 'Round Radio Row", I really, really hated the comedian as he grated on my nerves and my daughter kept yelling "fast-forward!" because the guy was just awful. His shtick was spoonerisms and it took him FOREVER just to say a sentence! Talk about the proverbial 'beating a dead horse'! Uggh! Despite this, the singing is better than normal--with three very nice songs. The most interesting was Baby Rose Marie's belting out a song--and it's nice to see her decades before she was a TV regular on "The Dick Van Dyke Show". In addition, Morton Downey, Sr. (father of the TV parasite from the 1980s) sings a decent rendition of "Irish Eyes". So, if you can fast-forward past the non-comedic comedian, the rest of this final short in the series is pretty decent.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?