Unrated | | 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.
Mickey Rooney was 18 during filming and 19 when he was nominated for the Oscar, making him the second youngest person ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Here we are together, a couple of stayer-uppers / Our day is done at breakfast time and starts it with our suppers / Here we are together, ah, but the best of friends must part-y / So let me sing this parting song from the bottom of my heart-y.
Mickey is handed a cigar by the butler during the "dinner party" with Rosalie. Just before he gets up from the dinner table he puts the cigar down but in the next shot he still has the cigar in his hand and has to put it down again.
Some older television prints delete the minstrel show sequence.
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