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Sing, You Sinners (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 2 September 1938 (USA)
Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through ... See full summary »

Director:

Wesley Ruggles

Writers:

Claude Binyon (original story), Claude Binyon (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bing Crosby ... Joe Beebe
Fred MacMurray ... David Beebe
Donald O'Connor ... Mike Beebe
Elizabeth Patterson ... Mrs. Daisy Beebe aka Mother Beebe
Ellen Drew ... Martha Randall
John Gallaudet ... Harry Ringmer
William Haade ... Pete
Paul White Paul White ... Filter - Stable Boy
Irving Bacon ... Lecturer on Seals
Tom Dugan ... Race Track Fan
Herbert Corthell Herbert Corthell ... Night Club Manager
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Storyline

Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through swapping and gambling. It seems the only thing all three can join in is their singing act, which Mike and Dave hate. Finally, all Joe's hopes are pinned on a race horse he's acquired, but it's a bigger gamble than his family knows. Hilarious sequence involving a lecturer on seals. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Taglines:

You haven't really laughed till you meet the Beebes . . . the darndest family in the U.S.A. ! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 September 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Unholy Beebes See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 15, 1940 with Bing Crosby reprising his film role. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The John Garfield Story (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

LAUGH AND CALL IT LOVE
Music by James V. Monaco
Lyrics by Johnny Burke (as John Burke)
Sung by Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray, Donald O'Connor
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My mother took my to see this movie. I was 7 years old.
26 November 2003 | by jla29See all my reviews

I thought I was the luckiest kid alive. I sat in complete attendence of what was the best movie I can remember. It was very exciting to me and I think of it whenever I am depressed, because of It's upbeat outlook on life. I can stoll remember the words to the song "pocket Full Of Dreams" I've heard it played a few times,- once at the race track. I wish I could see it once more, or own a tape copy of it.


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