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Murder with Music (1941)

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The beautiful Nellie Hill has many admirers but when one of them gets killed all the others are suspected. All this in among some great singing and dancing, some great bands and songs. This... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Bob Howard ...
Milton Williams ...
Ted (as Milton J. Williams)
Nellie Hill ...
Lola (as Nelle Hill)
George Oliver ...
Hal
Bill Dillard ...
Mike
Marjorie Oliver ...
Secretary
Ruth Cobbs ...
Ken Renard ...
Bill Smith
Andrew Maize ...
Jerry
Pinky Williams ...
Lewis
Skippy Williams ...
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Alston ...
Dancer (as Alston & Young)
Noble Sissle ...
Themselves (as Nobel Sissel and his Orchestra)
Young ...
Dancer (as Alston & Young)
Johnson ...
Specialty dancer (as Johnson & Johnson)
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The beautiful Nellie Hill has many admirers but when one of them gets killed all the others are suspected. All this in among some great singing and dancing, some great bands and songs. This is a showcase for Black Entertainment of the time. Written by Anonymous

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When Bill Smith sits in his chair at home to have a drink, there are three glasses on the table next to the chair. Later Mary comes over and Bill pours her a drink which takes back to her seat. The next seat shows three glasses still on the table. The number and position of the glasses continually changes between shots set in this room. See more »

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Can't Help It
Written by Skippy Williams
Sung by Nellie Hill accompanied by an unidentified pianist
Reprised by her, accompanied by Skippy Williams and his band
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Pleasant movie!
8 March 2004 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This movie is very pleasant, it has a story and dialogue filled with wonderful Black entertainment. This movie is about a lady-killer played by the lovely Nellie Hill who has many man in love with her, one a escaped convict, two a piano player, and a newspaper man, one of her lovers get killed, and one of her men committed the crime. who? you have to watch and see, but during it all great singing and dancing speciality numbers. The incomparable Noble Sissle and his orchestra appears playing wonderful numbers, and other hot bands. The wonderful Bob Howard appears, also pretty Ruth Cobbs, very entertaining movie. I think anyone who sees it, will enjoy it.


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