A young singer becomes so desperate to appear on Broadway that she goes to a prominent producer and tells him that she is the daughter who resulted from his day-long marriage to a young woman he knew years ago.
Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.
Lee Preston, aka Leland Bruce (Robert Lowery), kills a man in self defense but flees to the redwood country when the law makes it a murder charge. There he meets Lynn O'Malley (Helen Gilbert... See full summary »
Robert Emmett Tansey
The widow Wilson and her daughter Mary have just learned that old Mr. Middleton, who held the mortgage on their home, has passed away. They are now visited by Middleton's lawyer, Cribbs, ... See full summary »
This is a great film about a stuffy family who is ruled by an even stuffier patriarch (Jasper). His daughter gets involved with a flashy showman (Oakie) and he "dies" while his wife is having their first child. He is taken up to heaven and repeatedly requests to come back to Earth and finally gets his wish! After he returns to Earth, he tries to help his daughter to find her own life. This is not only a beautifully done fantasy, but is also a very funny comedy with good musical score. (Heaven just happened to give him squeaky shoes to wear :)
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