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Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ... See full summary »
While Danny Kaye worked hard to be able to accurately fake playing cornet, it was the real Red Nichols who provided all of the cornet playing for Kaye in this movie.
Excuse it, folks. Somebody must have put alcohol in our liquor.
During the song 'Lullaby in ragtime' Harry Guardino's cigarette slowly burns down but then, miraculously, becomes full length again.