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Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)

In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

Director:

H. Bruce Humberstone (as Bruce Humberstone)

Writers:

Robert Ellis (screenplay), Helen Logan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alice Faye ... Trudy Evans
John Payne ... Johnny Cornell
Jack Oakie ... Dan Daley
Lynn Bari ... Bernice Croft
Laird Cregar ... Sam Weaver
June Havoc ... Beulah Clancy
Ward Bond ... Sharkey
Aubrey Mather ... Douglas Dawson
John Archer ... Ned Clark
Frank Orth ... Lou, Bartender at Sharkey's
George Lloyd ... Foghorn Ryan - Proprietor
Frank Darien Frank Darien ... Missionary
Harry Hayden ... Burkham
Eddie Dunn Eddie Dunn ... Forman of Renovation Crew
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... O'Riley, Policeman
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Storyline

In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aquilo, Sim, Era Vida! See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,400,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

A memo to the exchange managers and exhibitors (and sniped to 20th Century Fox's press book) reads: "CORRECTION! Please eliminate the following credits on "Hello Frisco, Hello": George Barbier... from the cast. Hermes Pan... as co-stager of the dance sequences." See more »

Connections

Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #6.8 (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree
(uncredited)
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
Lyrics by Harry Williams
Sung while Bernice and three men are sitting at The Grizzly Bear
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Favorite Alice Faye movie!
12 November 2002 | by willramsSee all my reviews

My favorite Alice Faye movie, by far the best! Story was great, acting superb, and the music, well it's the music and the song "You'll Never Know" which rings in my heart forever! The comedy of Jack Oakie and June Havoc is hilariously funny, and I'll always remember Laird Cregar for his shining shanigans "buddy can you spare a dime". The pairing of Alice with John Payne was always good!


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