The newspaper "The Morning After associated with The Night Before" has not much to print except for its radio news. Here, some of the articles come to life, like the ones about Baby Rose ... See full summary »
Frank Novak Jr.
A radio salesman is trying to sell some gypsies a radio. But they have their easy to operate crystal ball, that even works as a TV. They show him how easy it works by listening to the ... See full summary »
The Happines Boys Billy Jones and Earnie Hare are invited to a party, but separate themselves from the rest of the guests, so they can not be urged to perform. However, they are watching ... See full summary »
Coming back from a Ocean trip to New York, Loyce Whiteman, Harry Barris and Art Jarrett decide to visit composer Burton Lane, who is also aboard to rehearse a little. Saxophonists Benny ... See full summary »
An immigrant has become a mailman on Radio Row. One of his first duties is to deliver letters to Bunny Poe, Vera Van, Ramon & Rosalie and George Jessel, each of them is doing a specialty, ... See full summary »
When the apartment owner points to his apartment number, then reaches to rotate the '6' back to a '9', he uses his left hand. His right hand is holding a note...but it is a right hand in the close-up, which makes the change. When we return to the longer shot, his right hand is still holding onto the note. See more »
In 1932-1933, Vitaphone made six "Rambling 'Round Radio Row" shorts--all produced by Jerry Wald and many featuring him playing himself. However, here, Wald is no where to be found and the short is very different from previous ones. While the others ONLY featured singing acts, this one has some comedians as well--with an emcee who THOUGHT he was funny--and tried very hard with some corn-ball jokes. As a result, it's a very, very tedious film with really nothing to recommend it.
Apart from a lot of unlikable material, you do get a chance to see the character actor, Gene Lockhart (father of June Lockhart). Too bad he's doing a god-awful bit with Alan Reed (later, the guy who voiced Fred Flintstone). It's bad because Reed did a stuttering gag that was insensitive AND very annoying. The Lockhart groupies can watch this one--but the other 99.999997% of the viewers can steer clear of this one. And, it just proves that not every Vitaphone short is worth your time!
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