Hitting a New High

Overview

In this musical, a nightclub singer (Lily Pons) secretly aspires to sing at the Met. To help her, her agent (Jack Oakie) decides to dress her up as "Ooga-Hunga, the Bird Girl" and send her off on a merry chase of an influential opera lover (Eric Blore) who has gone on an African safari. When he sees her, he is truly agog and at last she fulfills her lifelong goal. Songs include: "You're Like a Song," "I Hit a New High," "Let's Give Love Another Chance," and "This Never Happened Before." Excerpts from operas ...
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Overview

In this musical, a nightclub singer (Lily Pons) secretly aspires to sing at the Met. To help her, her agent (Jack Oakie) decides to dress her up as "Ooga-Hunga, the Bird Girl" and send her off on a merry chase of an influential opera lover (Eric Blore) who has gone on an African safari. When he sees her, he is truly agog and at last she fulfills her lifelong goal. Songs include: "You're Like a Song," "I Hit a New High," "Let's Give Love Another Chance," and "This Never Happened Before." Excerpts from operas include: "Lucia Di Lammermoor," "Mignon," "Je Suis Titania," and "Le Rossignol Et La Rose." ~ Tracie Cooper
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/3/2012
  • UPC: 883316483039
  • Original Release: 1937
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 20,045

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lily Pons Suzette
Jack Oakie Corby
Eric Blore Cosmo
Edward Everett Horton Blynn
John Howard Jimmy
Eduardo Ciannelli Mazzini
Luis Alberni Marlo
Leonard Carey Jevons
Lucille Ball
Vinton Haworth Haig
Technical Credits
Raoul Walsh Director
Robert Harari Original Story
Alfred Herman Art Director
Roy Hunt Cinematographer
André Kostelanetz Musical Direction/Supervision
Jesse Lasky Producer
Desmond Marquette Editor
Van Nest Polglase Art Director
Gertrude Purcell Screenwriter
Maxwell Shane Original Story
Darrell Silvera Set Decoration/Design
Edward Stevenson Costumes/Costume Designer
Derek N. Twist Screenwriter
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