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Babes in Arms (1939)

Unrated
94 min | Comedy, Musical

A group of vaudevillians struggling to compete with talkies hits the road hoping for a comeback. Frustrated to be left behind, all of their kids put on a show themselves to raise money for the families and to prove they've got talent, too.
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Writers
Jack McGowan (screen play) | Kay Van Riper (screen play) | Richard Rodgers (based on the play by) (as Richard Rogers) | Lorenz Hart (based on the play by)
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Budget
$ 748,000
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Release date
Oct 13, 1939 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Mickey Rooney
Mickey Moran Mickey Moran   See fewer
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Judy Garland
Patsy Barton Patsy Barton   See fewer
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Charles Winninger
Joe Moran Joe Moran   See fewer
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Guy Kibbee
Judge Black Judge Black   See fewer
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June Preisser
Rosalie Essex Rosalie Essex   See fewer
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Grace Hayes
Florrie Moran Florrie Moran   See fewer
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Betty Jaynes
Molly Moran Molly Moran   See fewer
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Douglas McPhail
Don Brice Don Brice   See fewer
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Rand Brooks
Jeff Steele Jeff Steele   See fewer
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Leni Lynn
Dody Martini Dody Martini   See fewer
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Johnny Sheffield
Bobs (as John Sheffield) Bobs (as John Sheffield)   See fewer
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Henry Hull
Madox Madox   See fewer
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Barnett Parker
William William   See fewer
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Ann Shoemaker
Mrs. Barton Mrs. Barton   See fewer
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Margaret Hamilton
Martha Steele Martha Steele   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Mr. Essex Mr. Essex   See fewer
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Lelah Tyler
Mrs. Brice Mrs. Brice   See fewer
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Charles D. Brown
Larry Randall (uncredited) Larry Randall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Bupp
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Caits
Vaudevillian Veteran (uncredited) Vaudevillian Veteran (uncredited)   See fewer
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George F. Calger Jr.
Young Mickey Moran (uncredited) Young Mickey Moran (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Darien
Mr. Parks - Druggist (uncredited) Mr. Parks - Druggist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Dennis
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Donlan
Fred (uncredited) Fred (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inna Gest
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lois James
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett Keane
Booking Agent (uncredited) Booking Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lon McCallister
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Miller
Sid (uncredited) Sid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Ring
Vaudevilian Celebrant (uncredited) Vaudevilian Celebrant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Smith
Shy Youth (uncredited) Shy Youth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Sues
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Libby Taylor
Millicent - Rosalie's Maid (uncredited) Millicent - Rosalie's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Treen
Receptionist (uncredited) Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat West
Vaudevillian Veteran (uncredited) Vaudevillian Veteran (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Whitbeck
Trailer Announcer (voice) (uncredited) Trailer Announcer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Winkler
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6.5 / 10 | 2,039 votes