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The Hard-Boiled Canary (1941)

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80 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

A young girl fresh out of reform school who is singing in a burlesque show is offered a scholarship to a famous music camp by the camp's owner. She must overcome the suspicions of the other students in order to prove herself.
Writers
Robert Lively (story and screenplay) | Andrew L. Stone (story and screenplay) | Ann Ronell (based on an idea by)
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Updated Jun 4, 1941

Release date
Jun 8, 1941 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Allan Jones
Michael Maddy Michael Maddy   See fewer
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Susanna Foster
Toodles LaVerne Toodles LaVerne   See fewer
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Margaret Lindsay
Sylvia Worth Sylvia Worth   See fewer
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Lynne Overman
George Thomas George Thomas   See fewer
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Grace Bradley
Madie Duvalie Madie Duvalie   See fewer
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William Collier Sr.
Dr. Joseph E. Maddy Dr. Joseph E. Maddy   See fewer
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Heimo Haitto
Heimo Haitto Heimo Haitto   See fewer
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Peter Meremblum
Peter Meremblum (Violin Instructor) Peter Meremblum (Violin Instructor)   See fewer
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William Chapman
William Chapman William Chapman   See fewer
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Kaye Connor
Kaye Connor Kaye Connor   See fewer
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Diana Lynn
Dolly Loehr (as Dolly Loehr) Dolly Loehr (as Dolly Loehr)   See fewer
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Patricia Travers
Patricia Travers Patricia Travers   See fewer
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Richard Bonelli
Richard Bonelli Richard Bonelli   See fewer
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Richard Hageman
Richard Hegeman Richard Hegeman   See fewer
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Irra Petina
Irra Petine Irra Petine   See fewer
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Tandy MacKenzie
Tandy MacKenzie Tandy MacKenzie   See fewer
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Fay Helm
Miss Wilson Miss Wilson   See fewer
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Esther Dale
Miss Clark Miss Clark   See fewer
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Deems Taylor
Deems Taylor Deems Taylor   See fewer
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Astrid Allwyn
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Bimbo
Bum (uncredited) Bum (uncredited)   See fewer
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Morris Boltuch
Kid in Orchestra (uncredited) Kid in Orchestra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hobart Cavanaugh
Announcer (uncredited) Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Clucas
Little Boy (uncredited) Little Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Coller
Elevator Boy (uncredited) Elevator Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney D'Albrook
Deadpan Man in Apartment Lobby (uncredited) Deadpan Man in Apartment Lobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Ellis
Violinist in Orchestra (uncredited) Violinist in Orchestra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol Holloway
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Hoose
Mr. Stevens (uncredited) Mr. Stevens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adele Horner
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Keckley
Catty Woman in Apartment Lobby (uncredited) Catty Woman in Apartment Lobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Lurie
Clarinetist in orchestra (uncredited) Clarinetist in orchestra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bertram Marburgh
Mr. Myers (uncredited) Mr. Myers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ottola Nesmith
Mrs. Stevens (uncredited) Mrs. Stevens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwina Pierse
Violinist in Orchestra (uncredited) Violinist in Orchestra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Porter
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Roach
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Robinson
Mrs. Myers (uncredited) Mrs. Myers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Rogers
Receptionist (uncredited) Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Annette Ruderman
Violinist (uncredited) Violinist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Ruth
Mary Ruth Kizziar (uncredited) Mary Ruth Kizziar (uncredited)   See fewer
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John St. Polis
Opera Conductor (uncredited) Opera Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hayden Stevenson
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rosella Towne
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elena Verdugo
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Stokes (uncredited) Stokes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Wayne
Reporter Outside Burlesque (uncredited) Reporter Outside Burlesque (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Louise Zeyen
Cellist in Orchestra (uncredited) Cellist in Orchestra (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 26 votes