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Every Sunday (1936)

Approved | | Short, Comedy, Music | 28 November 1936 (USA)
Two teenage girls lend their fantastic singing voices to the cause when the city council threatens to replace the orchestra led by one girl's grandfather as the regular entertainment at the Sunday concert-in-the-park series.

Director:

Felix E. Feist

Writer:

Mauri Grashin
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Judy Garland ... Judy
Deanna Durbin ... Edna
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Lindquist Jack Lindquist
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Storyline

Edna's grandfather is a conductor of a small orchestra that gives concerts in the park every sunday. Because of lack of audience the city officials want to cancel these concerts. To stop this from happening, Judy and Deanna gather a crowd the following sunday, and to keep its attention, they themselves perform alongside the orchestra. Deanna sings an aria and Judy sings 'Americana'. Written by Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Music | Musical

Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Americana no shôjo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was featured on the DVD release of For Me and My Gal (1942). See more »

Quotes

Judy: Pop, you just have no soul. Good night.
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Judy Garland (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Americana
Written by Roger Edens
Performed by Judy Garland
Reprised by Judy Garland and Deanna Durbin
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A great snapshot of film history
19 January 2002 | by richardjstanfordSee all my reviews

We are very fortunate to have such historic pieces of film preserved. Deanna and Judy captured on film at the very beginning of their individual spectacular careers. Two diverse voices blended in a brief eleven minutes. Many other ledgendary performers were filmed at the outset of sound, and these may be the only records in existance of their performances. Living history.


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