|Hollywood favorites James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy), William Frawley (I Love Lucy), and Gene Lockhart, (Miracle on 34th Street) star in this delightful musical comedy about a New York bandleader and hoofer, Terry Rooney, whose wife joins him for a trip to Hollywood where the star system gets turned upside down in a series of hilarious complications.|
Editor's NoteCagney is at his best as a Manhattan bandleader in this musical melodrama about Hollywood studio life. Taking a trip to L.A. with his wife, the studio system is soon spun wildly on its head after a series of unfortunate mishaps. Academy Award Nominations: Best Score.
Cast & Crew
|Victor Schertzinger - Director|
|Victor Schertzinger - Writer|
Plot SummaryLove conquers all in this lighthearted musical romp starring the inimitable Jimmy Cagney. Here he plays a happily married New York bandleader whose dreams seem to come true when he hits it big in tinseltown. But then he finds that the studio wants him to pretend that he's single -- his female fans prefer it that way! -- and he and his wife set about putting on a comic charade that will fool anyone...
|Victor Schertzinger, Nominee, Best Music, Original Score|