"Howdy" Nelson believes there is no such think as real love and that romance can be cooked up between any eligible persons (of the opposite sex.) He is so imbued with the idea that he has ... See full summary »
A cream-of-the-crop gathering of 1930's radio stars, who lend themselves to a storyline about a failing radio station which needs to put on a huge ratings winner to have any chance of ... See full summary »
A detective goes undercover as a producer to investigate an actor's murder, which occurred during the performance of a play. The actor's body disappeared shortly after the crime, and his ... See full summary »
Fred Stevens, on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul ... See full summary »
Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. Its earliest documented telecast took place in Seattle 17 February 1959 on KIRO (Channel 7) but its lack of importance, comparative age, obscurity, and absence of well known players doomed it to infrequent airings mostly in the least predominant markets; it was not taken off the shelf again until it next aired in Minneapolis 12 September 1959 on WTCN (Channel 11), in Johnstown 18 May 1960 on WJAC (Channel 6) and in Pittsburgh 13 June 1960 on KDKA (Channel 2). See more »
I have seen quite a number of Paramount musicals from the 1930s and it has to be said that it just wasn't their forte.The lead is Charlie Ruggles,and though i like him,he does tend to rely on some rather tiresome mannerisms.Ben Blue is in support and we get a lot of what i suppose would have been his vaudeville routine,which is not really that funny.The two juvenile leads are both forgotten actors.The musical score is fairly indifferent.Given that there are not many good vocalists they introduce Kenny Baker for one song.He doesn't have much competition bearing in mind Phil Harris tries to sing a couple of songs.None of the musical numbers are memorable either in their conception or staging.RKO ,Warners and MGM were far better at musicals in the thirties.
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