Passed | | Biography, Comedy, Musical
The story of the successful Tin Pan Alley songwriting team of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby is told loosely and lightheartedly.
Mrs. Carter DeHaven, a Broadway star, introduced the song "Who's Sorry Now". In the film Gloria DeHaven recreates her mother singing it.
I got plenty of tunes in me!
Most of the movie is set in the Twenties but the fashions and interiors are late Forties. And who knows how the film managed it, but Debbie Reynolds, in her number impersonating Helen Kane (the boop-boop-a-doop girl) is dressed exactly like Jackie Kennedy in the early Sixties--pale pink suit, pearls, white gloves, and little hat on the back of the head.
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