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The Hit Parade

Overview

In this musical an agent hawks a new singing star to irritate a wealthy socialite whom he managed to get on the radio. There the socialite found some success, but then she dumped her agent. As the radio network continues to search for new talent, music and mayhem ensue. Songs include: "Sweet Heartache," "Hail Alma Mater," "Last Night I Dreamed of You," "You'd Like It," "I'll Reach for a Star," "The Lady Wants to Dance," "Was It Rain," "Love Is Good for Anything That Ails You," "I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter," and ...
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Overview

In this musical an agent hawks a new singing star to irritate a wealthy socialite whom he managed to get on the radio. There the socialite found some success, but then she dumped her agent. As the radio network continues to search for new talent, music and mayhem ensue. Songs include: "Sweet Heartache," "Hail Alma Mater," "Last Night I Dreamed of You," "You'd Like It," "I'll Reach for a Star," "The Lady Wants to Dance," "Was It Rain," "Love Is Good for Anything That Ails You," "I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter," and "Jungle Rhythm."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/26/2010
  • UPC: 089218598295
  • Original Release: 1937
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:06:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 82,605

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frances Langford Ruth Allison
Phil Regan Pete Garland
Louise Henry Monica Barrett
Pert Kelton Eadie White
Edward S. Brophy Mulrooney
Max "Alibi" Terhune Rusty Callahan
Inez Courtney Tillie
Monroe Owsley Teddy Leeds
Pierre Watkin J.B. Hawley
Stanley Fields Bedtime Story Man
Johnny Arthur Success Story Teller
John Farrell MacDonald Sgt. O'Hara
William Demarest Parole Officer
George Givot Herman
Sammy White Dancer
Paul "Mousie" Garner Gentle Maniac
Sam Wolfe Gentle Maniac
Eddy Duchin
Edward Thorgersen
Oscar and Elmer
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
Technical Credits
Gus Meins Director
Alberto Colombo Musical Direction/Supervision
John T. Coyle Special Effects
Nat Levin Producer
Ernest W. Miller Cinematographer
Ernest Nims Editor
Les Orlebeck Editor
Samuel Ornitz Screenwriter
Bradford Ropes Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- I'll Reach for a Star
2. Chapter 1 [9:59]
3. Chapter 2 [10:29]
4. Chapter 3 [11:12]
5. Chapter 4 [11:27]
6. Chapter 5 [11:19]
7. Chapter 6 [10:28]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- I'll Reach for a Star
   Play
   Chapter Index
   Catalog
   Coming Attractions
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