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.
This film's television premiere took place in Minneapolis Friday 8 February 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9); it first aired in Norfolk VA 26 April 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), in Chicago 7 May 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in Portland OR 11 June 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Philadelphia 14 June 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Phoenix 15 June 1957 on KPHO (Channel 5), in New Haven CT 21 June 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), in Altoona PA 28 June 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Honolulu 2 July 1957 on KHVH (Channel 13), in Los Angeles 12 July 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), in Tampa 27 August 1957 on WFLA (Channel 8), in Baltimore 20 September 1957 on WJZ (Channel 13), in Hartford CT 14 October 1957 on WHCT (Channel 18), in Indianapolis 3 November 1957 on WLW-I (Channel 13), in Cincinnati 22 December 1957 on WLW-T (Channel 5), and in both Peoria and Cleveland 25 December 1957 on WTVH (Channel 19) and on KYW (Channel 3) ; it was finally shown in New York City 10 August 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in San Francisco 29 August 1959 on KGO (Channel 7).
No, no, no, judge! You don't understand; she don't understand, either. Oh, she don't mean no harm to us, but... we're not her kind of people - or yours, either. We belong in show business. We gotta start young so we can get some steel in our ...
In the "(We Are) Babes In Arms" number, Molly Moran misses her step, and excuses herself from the marching line, but is back in the line, not missing a beat, in the next shot.
Also available in a computer-colorized version.
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