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Cheer Up and Smile (1930)

When a popular radio singer is knocked unconscious during a robbery, a squeaky-voiced college boy fills in for him. To everyone's amazement, especially his recent girlfriend, who just broke up with him, he becomes an overnight sensation.

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Sidney Lanfield

Writers:

Richard Connell (story "If I Was Alone with You"), Howard J. Green (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Arthur Lake ... Eddie Fripp aka Eric Dane
Dixie Lee ... Margie
Olga Baclanova ... Yvonne
'Whispering' Jack Smith 'Whispering' Jack Smith ... Whispering Jack Smith
Johnny Arthur ... Andy
Charles Judels ... Pierre
John Darrow ... Tom
Sumner Getchell ... Paul
Franklin Pangborn ... Professor
Buddy Messinger Buddy Messinger ... Donald
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When a popular radio singer is knocked unconscious during a robbery, a squeaky-voiced college boy fills in for him. To everyone's amazement, especially his recent girlfriend, who just broke up with him, he becomes an overnight sensation.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alone with You See more »

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Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (MovieTone) (Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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A print of this film is held by the UCLA Film and Television Archives. See more »

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The Scamp of the Campus
Written by Jesse Greer and Raymond Klages
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The Leader
5 February 2004 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

The 23 year old John Wayne handles leadership well in this film. There are moments where he proves that he can express deep feeling to lift him above the status of a personality. He demonstrates good horsemanship too, and hones his tools ready for subsequent productions.


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