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Rated
G
Runtime 104 min
Ratings
100% critics Rotten Tomatoes
83% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Genre Comedy, Musical, Romance
Release 10/21/33
Actors James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell
Directors Lloyd Bacon
Chester Kent produces musical comedies on the stage. With the beginning of the talkies era he changes to producing short musical prologues for movies. This is stressful to him, because he always needs new units and his rival is stealing his ideas. He can get an contract with a producer if he is able to stage in three days three new prologues. In spite of great problems, he does it.
Genre Comedy, Musical, Romance
Release 10/21/33
Actors James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell
Directors Lloyd Bacon
Chester Kent produces musical comedies on the stage. With the beginning of the talkies era he changes to producing short musical prologues for movies. This is stressful to him, because he always needs new units and his rival is stealing his ideas. He can get an contract with a producer if he is able to stage in three days three new prologues. In spite of great problems, he does it.