Let's Make Music

Let's Make Music

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Though he lacked the casual charisma of his brother Bing, bandleader Bob Crosby starred in a series of reasonably successful films of his own. In Let's Make Music, Crosby and his "Bobcats" turn a dreadful football-victory song penned by elderly schoolmistress Malvina Adams (Elisabeth Risdon) into a hit by treating it as a novelty tune. When Malvina is brought to New York to capitalize on her unexpected success, she is accompanied by her pretty niece Abby (Jean Rogers), who is determined that her aunt won't be exploited or humilated. Sure enough, Abby and Crosby fall in love during Malvina's fifteen minutes of fame. Comedy relief is supplied by Yiddish Art Theater veteran Joseph Buloff, soon to gain Broadway immortality as Ali Hakim in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma. The songs in Let's Make Music include the enduring Crosby classic "Big Noise From Winnetka."

Product Details

Release Date: 05/07/2019
UPC: 0883929683666
Original Release: 1941
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:24:00
Sales rank: 48,830

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jean Rogers Abby Adams
Bob Crosby & Orchestra Actor
Elizabeth Risdon Malvina Adams
Joseph Buloff Joe Bellah
Joyce Compton Betty
Bennie Bartlett Tommy
Louis Jean Heydt Mr. Stevens
Bill Goodwin Announcer
Frank Orth Mr. Botts
Grant Withers Headwaiter
Benny Rubin Music Publisher
Gale Sherwood Singer
Walter Tetley Eddie

Technical Credits
Leslie Goodwins Director
Howard Benedict Producer
Jack MacKenzie Cinematographer
Lee Marcus Executive Producer
Desmond Marquette Editor
Van Nest Polglase Art Director
Roy Webb Musical Direction/Supervision
Nathanael West Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Let's Make Music
1. Chapter 1 [9:27]
2. Chapter 2 [7:37]
3. Chapter 3 [9:39]
4. Chapter 4 [9:11]
5. Chapter 5 [9:31]
6. Chapter 6 [8:26]
7. Chapter 7 [8:05]
8. Chapter 8 [8:40]
9. Chapter 9 [7:49]
10. Chapter 10 [5:00]
11. Chapter 11 [:38]

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