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Something to Sing About (1937)

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93 min | Comedy, Musical

A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs.
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John Stumar (photographed by)
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Budget
$ 900,000
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Release date
Sep 30, 1937 (United States)

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51 cast members
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James Cagney
Thadeus McGillicuddy aka Terry Rooney Thadeus McGillicuddy aka Terry Rooney   See fewer
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Evelyn Daw
Rita Wyatt Rita Wyatt   See fewer
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William Frawley
Hank Meyers Hank Meyers   See fewer
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Mona Barrie
Stephanie 'Steffie' Hajos Stephanie 'Steffie' Hajos   See fewer
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Gene Lockhart
Bennett O. 'B.O.' Regan Bennett O. 'B.O.' Regan   See fewer
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Marek Windheim
Mr. Farney Mr. Farney   See fewer
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Dwight Frye
Mr. Easton Mr. Easton   See fewer
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Johnny Arthur
Mr. Daviani (as John Arthur) Mr. Daviani (as John Arthur)   See fewer
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William B. Davidson
Mr. Richards (as William Davidson) Mr. Richards (as William Davidson)   See fewer
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Richard Tucker
Mr. Blaine Mr. Blaine   See fewer
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Kathleen Lockhart
Miss Amy Robbins Miss Amy Robbins   See fewer
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James Newill
Jimmy - Band Member Jimmy - Band Member   See fewer
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Harry Barris
Pinky - Band Pianist Pinky - Band Pianist   See fewer
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Cully Richards
Cully - Band Member Cully - Band Member   See fewer
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Candy Candido
Candy - Band Bassist Candy - Band Bassist   See fewer
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Perc Launders
Band Violinist (as Percy Launders) Band Violinist (as Percy Launders)   See fewer
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Paul McLarind
Band Member (as Paul McLarand) Band Member (as Paul McLarand)   See fewer
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Harland Dixon
Dancer in 'Deck Number' Dancer in 'Deck Number'   See fewer
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Johnny Boyle
Dancer in 'Deck Number' (as John Boyle) Dancer in 'Deck Number' (as John Boyle)   See fewer
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John 'Skins' Miller
Dancer in Drag in 'Deck Number' (as Skins Miller) Dancer in Drag in 'Deck Number' (as Skins Miller)   See fewer
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Pat Moran
Dancer in 'Deck Number' Dancer in 'Deck Number'   See fewer
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Joe Bennett
Dancer in 'Deck Number' Dancer in 'Deck Number'   See fewer
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The Vagabonds
The Vagabonds The Vagabonds   See fewer
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Eddie Allen
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Daisy Bufford
Daisy - Stephanie's Maid (uncredited) Daisy - Stephanie's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Carey
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Collins
Eddie - Man Terry Fights (uncredited) Eddie - Man Terry Fights (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke Green
Joe - Second Man Terry Fights (uncredited) Joe - Second Man Terry Fights (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Harlan
Transportation Manager (uncredited) Transportation Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Studio Guard (uncredited) Studio Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Lee Irwin
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Eddie Kane
San Francisco Theatre Manager (uncredited) San Francisco Theatre Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Kane
Regan's Receptionist (uncredited) Regan's Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bo Peep Karlin
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buck Mack
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alphonse Martell
Maurice - Nightclub Headwaiter (uncredited) Maurice - Nightclub Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert McKenzie
Ship's Captain (uncredited) Ship's Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dottie Messmer
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Frank Mills
Cabbie (uncredited) Cabbie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Niemeyer
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanore Prentiss
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Herbert Rawlinson
Studio Attorney (uncredited) Studio Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Roosevelt
Movie Preview Attendee (uncredited) Movie Preview Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Ruhl
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Studio Official (uncredited) Studio Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Toney
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Dolly Waldorf
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Elinore Welz
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Florence Wix
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Wood
Edward Burns (uncredited) Edward Burns (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 656 votes