A workman finds a singing frog in the cornerstone of an old building being demolished. But when he tries to cash in on his discovery, he finds the frog will sing only for him, and just croak for the talent agent and the audience in the theater he's spent his life savings on.
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Did You Know?
In the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "August: Osage County," Barbara, the eldest daughter, compares a situation to "that cartoon about the guy and the frog that only sang for him." See more
When the construction worker is imitating the frog in the talent agency, he's initially holding his hat, then throws his hands up in the air. When his hands come back down, his hat has disappeared. See more
Michigan J. Frog
Everybody do the Michigan Rag / everybody likes the Michigan Rag / every Mame and Jane and Ruth / from Weehawken to Duluth / slide, ride, glide the Michigan / stomp, romp, pomp the Michigan / jump, clump, pump the Michigan Rag / that lovin' rag.
In some TV airings, the scene in which the workman places the "Free Beer!" sign outside the theater to attract customers is deleted. See more
Referenced in Wonderfalls: Wax Lion
Largo al factotum
from "The Barber of Seville"
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Lyrics by Cesare Sterbini See more