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Star Spangled Rhythm.

Star Spangled Rhythm is a 1942 musical film.

CastEdit

Singing rolesEdit

Non-singing rolesEdit

PlotEdit

Pop Webster is a former silent movie star once known as "Bronco Billy" who now works as the guard on the main gate at Paramount Pictures. However, he's told his son Johnny, who's in the Navy, that he's the studio's Executive Vice President in Charge of Production.

When Johnny shows up in Hollywood on shore leave, Pop and the studio's switchboard operator Polly Judson go all-out to maintain the illusion for Johnny and his sailor friends that Pop's a studio big-wig. Things get a bit complicated when Pop offers to put on a variety show for the Navy, featuring all of Paramount's stars, but Polly convinces Bob Hope and Bing Crosby to do the show, and they convince the rest of the stars on the lot.

Musical numbersEdit

  • "That Old Black Magic" - Johnny Johnston
  • "Hit the Road to Dreamland" - Mary Martin, Dick Powell and The Golden Gate Quartette
  • "Old Glory" - Bing Crosby and Chorus
  • "A Sweater, a Sarong and a Peek-a-Boo Bang" - Paulette Goddard, Dorothy Lamour, Veronica Lake, Arthur Treacher, Walter Catlett and Sterling Holloway
  • "Sharp as a Tack" - Eddie Anderson, Katherine Dunham, Slim Gaillard, Slam Stewart and Woody Strode
  • "I'm Doing It for Defense" - Betty Hutton
  • "On the Swing Shift" - Marjorie Reynolds, Betty Jane Rhodes and Dona Drake

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