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Zis Boom Bah (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 7 November 1941 (USA)
"Hey, kids, let's get together and put on a show!" That's the idea behind this raucous spoof about a vaudeville performer who goes to college to spy on her bratty son.

Director:

William Nigh

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Connie Lee (original story), Harvey Gates (original story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Grace Hayes Grace Hayes ... Grace Hayes
Peter Lind Hayes ... Peter Kendricks
Mary Healy ... Mary Healy
Huntz Hall ... Skeets Skillhorn
Jan Wiley ... Annabella
Frank Elliott ... Mr. Kendricks (as Frank Elliot)
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher ... Proffessor Warren (as Skeets Gallegher)
Benny Rubin ... Nick (as Benny Ruben)
Eddie Kane Eddie Kane ... James J. Kane (as Ed Kane)
Leonard Sues Leonard Sues ... Noisey
Roland Dupree Roland Dupree ... Pee Wee
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"Hey, kids, let's get together and put on a show!" That's the idea behind this raucous spoof about a vaudeville performer who goes to college to spy on her bratty son. Written by Alessandro Martini <alemartini@geocities.com>

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

College Sweethearts See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film received its earliest documented telecast Monday 17 July 1944 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). See more »

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Musical Score
"Put Your Trust in the Moon"
by Joan Baldwin & Charles R.Callender
A.S.C.A.P.
Sung by Peter Lind Hayes (uncredited) and Mary Healy (uncredited)
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Three Thousand Miles from Broadway
9 April 2011 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Often dressed for a funeral, matronly musical stage star Grace Hayes (as Grace Hayes) goes to college. There, she wants to put secret son Peter Lind Hayes (as Peter Kendricks) on the right track. He's been swallowing gold-fish, and acting bratty. Also appearing is pretty secretary Mary Healy (as Mary Healy), who makes romance with Mr. Hayes. The couple were married in real life, and Ms. Hayes really is his mother. Taking a break from his "East Side Kids" duties, Huntz Hall (as Skeets Skillhorn) performs as Hayes' musically schooled pal. Most of the time, "Zis Boom Bah" progressively lives up to the words of its title, with tap-dancer Roland Dupree (as Pee Wee) and the minor players bringing more punch to the revue.

**** Zis Boom Bah (11/7/41) William Nigh ~ Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Huntz Hall


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