Best Music Movies of 1941


The Great American Broadcast

6.6/10 IMDB

After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together.

Starring: Alice Faye, Jack Oakie, John Payne, Cesar Romero, James Newill, Charles Fuqua, The Ink Spots, Hoppy Jones, Poppy Wilde ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1941-05-09
Best Music Movies of 1941 : Time Out for Rhythm

Time Out for Rhythm

6.5/10 IMDB

A producer (Rudy Vallee) and his partner clash over two women (Ann Miller, Rosemary Lane) in show business.

Starring: Rudy Vallee, Ann Miller, Rosemary Lane, Allen Jenkins, Joan Merrill, Richard Lane, Stanley Andrews, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard ..
Directed by: Sidney Salkow
Release date: 1941-06-05
Best Music Movies of 1941 : Navy Blues

Navy Blues

6.1/10 IMDB

On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ has just transferred aboard their ship. What they haven't learned, however, is that the marksman's enlistment is up before the contest is supposed to take place.

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Jack Oakie, Martha Raye, Jack Haley, Herbert Anderson, Jack Carson, Jackie Gleason, William T. Orr, Richard Lane, John Ridgely ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1941-09-13
Best Music Movies of 1941 : All-American Co-Ed

All-American Co-Ed

5.2/10 IMDB

All-girl school Mar Brynn tries to get more pupils and publicity by making fun of the Quincton college. For revenge, the boys there sent Bob Sheppard to Mar Brynn, dressed as a girl, to give them a slight scandal. But he falls in love with Virginia, the girl who is putting on a show there. Now Bob has the problem of getting revenge for Quinceton and not loosing his girl, especially when Quinceton hears about his relationship and decides to sent him support...

Starring: Frances Langford, Johnny Downs, Marjorie Woodworth, Noah Beery, Jr., Esther Dale, Harry Langdon, Alan Hale Jr., Marie Windsor ..
Directed by: LeRoy Prinz
Release date: 1941-10-31
Best Music Movies of 1941 : Honolulu Lu

Honolulu Lu

6.3/10 IMDB

While in Hawaii, Velez begins the film as a risque nightclub act and due to her involvement with a group of sailors becomes a beauty queen.

Starring: Lupe Vélez, Leo Carrillo, Bruce Bennett, Marjorie Gateson, Don Beddoe, Forrest Tucker, George McKay, Nina Campana, Roger Clark, Helen Dickson ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1941-12-11

Cliff Edwards and His Buckaroos

6.1/10 IMDB

Cliff Edwards and his musical cowhands run a dude ranch that isn't doing too well. When they hear a few easterners are coming out, they spruce up everything to make a good impression. When a pretty girl arrives, Cliff and his boys serenade her, and Cliff thinks he has finally met an heiress.

Starring: Cliff Edwards, Mildred Coles, Creighton Hale, Vera Lewis ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1941-03-08
Best Music Movies of 1941 : They Met in Argentina

They Met in Argentina

5.0/10 IMDB

A Texas oil millionaire, after failing to secure oil lands in Argentina, seeks out a famous racehorse in Buenos Aires and orders his representative to buy the nag at any price. The representative, Tim Kelly, has a love affair with Lolita O'Shea, the beautiful daughter of the prize horse's owner.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, James Ellison, Buddy Ebsen, Alberto Vilar, Robert Barrat, Joseph Buloff, Diosa Costello ..
Directed by: Leslie Goodwins, Jack Hively
Release date: 1941-04-25

The Chocolate Soldier

0.0/10 IMDB

Maria and Karl Lang are the singing duo of Vienna. Maria is very flirtatious and Karl very jealous. Karl decides to masquerade as a Russian guardsman and attempts to make Maria flirt with him - to test her loyalty to him - as the Russian, Karl makes a vigorous attempt to seduce Maria. For a moment she accepts then rejects. Karl is left in turmoil...

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Risë Stevens, Nigel Bruce, Florence Bates, Dorothy Raye, Paul Godkin ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1941-11-01

Blues in the Night

0.0/10 IMDB

Members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their talented leader from dying after he breaks from the band and begins drinking and taking drugs.

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Betty Field, Richard Whorf, Lloyd Nolan, Jack Carson, Wallace Ford, Elia Kazan, Howard Da Silva, Joyce Compton, Faith Domergue ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1941-11-15

Where Did You Get That Girl?

5.8/10 IMDB

In this musical comedy, a motley band of musicians have only their extreme poverty in common. They end up writing a hit and getting a recording contract. The trouble is, the composer's works are never played without another band member doctoring them up to make them swingier. Fortunately, the composer isn't too averse to the changes as he has just won the heart of the beauty who sings his revamped songs. Songs include: "Where Did You Get That Girl?" (Harry Puck, Bert Kalmar, sung by Helen Parrish), "Sergeant Swing," "Rug-Cuttin' Romeo" (Milton Rosen, Everett Carter).

Starring: Leon Errol, Helen Parrish, Charles Lang, Eddie Quillan, Franklin Pangborn, Stanley Fields, Tom Dugan, Joe Brown Jr., Leonard Sues, Ken Lundy ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1941-01-03

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