Best Music Movies of 1947


Fun and Fancy Free

6.4/10 IMDB

Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: “Bongo,” about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and “Mickey and the Beanstalk,” a take on the famous fairy tale.

Starring: Edgar Bergen, Dinah Shore, Mortimer Snerd, Luana Patten, Walt Disney, Anita Gordon, Cliff Edwards, Cliff Edwards, Clarence Nash, The King's Men ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, William Roberts, William Morgan
Release date: 1947-09-27
Best Music Movies of 1947 : It Happened on Fifth Avenue

It Happened on Fifth Avenue

7.6/10 IMDB

A New Yorker hobo moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

Starring: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles, Victor Moore, Gale Storm, Grant Mitchell, Edward Brophy, Alan Hale Jr., Dorothea Kent, Edward Ryan ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1947-04-17


7.3/10 IMDB

A classical musician from a working class background is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.

Starring: Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Oscar Levant, J. Carrol Naish, Joan Chandler, Tom D'Andrea, Peggy Knudsen, Ruth Nelson, Craig Stevens, Paul Cavanagh ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1947-01-25
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Song of Love

Song of Love

6.7/10 IMDB

Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Robert Walker, Henry Daniell, Leo G. Carroll, Elsa Janssen, Gigi Perreau, 'Tinker' Furlong, Ann Carter, Janine Perreau ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1947-10-09

Good News

6.8/10 IMDB

At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring '20s, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat McClellan. Tommy's grades start to slip, which keeps him from playing in the big game. Connie eventually finds out Tommy really loves her and devises a plan to win him back and to get him back on the field.

Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken, Ray McDonald, Mel Tormé, Robert E. Strickland, Donald MacBride, Tom Dugan, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1947-12-04

The Perils of Pauline

6.4/10 IMDB

Funloving Pearl White, working in a garment sweatshop, gets her big chance when she "opens" for a delayed Shakespeare play...with a comic vaudeville performance. Her brief stage career leads her into those "horrible" moving pictures, where she comes to love the chaotic world of silent movies, becoming queen of the serials. But the consequences of movie stardom may be more than her leading man can take

Starring: Betty Hutton, John Lund, Billy De Wolfe, William Demarest, Constance Collier, Frank Faylen, William Farnum, Chester Conklin, 'Snub' Pollard, James Finlayson ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1947-07-04
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Down to Earth

Down to Earth

6.1/10 IMDB

Upset about a new Broadway musical's mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth and lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show's producer and he incorporates her changes into the show. Unfortunately, her changes also produce a major flop.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt, Roland Culver, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton, Adele Jergens, George Macready, William Frawley, Jean Willes ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1947-08-21


6.1/10 IMDB

A talent agent sells his girlfriend to a nightclub -- as two separate acts. The deception and constant costume changes are too much for his girl.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell, Gloria Jean, Abel Green, Louis Sobol, Earl Wilson, The De Castro Sisters, Raul Reyes ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1947-05-30
Best Music Movies of 1947 : The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

6.4/10 IMDB

In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.

Starring: Betty Grable, Dick Haymes, Anne Revere, Allyn Joslyn, Gene Lockhart, Elizabeth Patterson, Elisabeth Risdon, Arthur Shields, Charles Kemper, Roy Roberts ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1947-01-04
Best Music Movies of 1947 : New Orleans

New Orleans

6.8/10 IMDB

A gambling hall owner relocates from New Orleans to Chicago and entertains his patrons with hot jazz by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, and others.

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Dorothy Patrick, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Marjorie Lord, Irene Rich, Woody Herman, Shelley Winters ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1947-04-18
Best Music Movies of 1947 : This Time for Keeps

This Time for Keeps

5.8/10 IMDB

An ex-GI falls for a bathing beauty.

Starring: Esther Williams, Jimmy Durante, Lauritz Melchior, Johnny Johnston, May Whitty, Sharon McManus, Dick Simmons, Mary Stuart, Ludwig Stössel, Dorothy Porter ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1947-10-17
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Something in the Wind

Something in the Wind

6.5/10 IMDB

A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Donald O'Connor, John Dall, Charles Winninger, Helena Carter, Margaret Wycherly, Jean Adair, Jacqueline deWit, Jan Peerce, Betty Blythe ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1947-07-21

Variety Girl

6.3/10 IMDB

Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (a show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.

Starring: Mary Hatcher, Olga San Juan, DeForest Kelley, Frank Ferguson, Glenn Tryon, Nella Walker, Torben Meyer, Jack Norton, Elaine Riley, Charles Victor ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1947-08-29
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Tubby the Tuba

Tubby the Tuba

7.0/10 IMDB

In this Puppetoon animated short film (an Academy Award Best Short Subject, Cartoons nominee), Tubby the Tuba is disappointed that his sound limits what he's permitted to do in an orchestra of self-playing instruments that, unlike him, get to play pretty melodies. A chance meeting with a bullfrog changes everything.

Starring: Victor Jory ..
Directed by: George Pal
Release date: 1947-07-11
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Bongo


6.6/10 IMDB

Bongo, the performing bear, escapes from the circus and tries to adapt to life in the wild.

Starring: Eddie Carroll, Dinah Shore ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney
Release date: 1947-09-27

It Happened in Brooklyn

6.5/10 IMDB

Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice after all. He is able to share a place with Nick, the janitor of his old High School, and get a job as a singer in a music store. He also meets Leo, a talented pianist and his teacher Anne, whose dream is to singing Opera. When Jamie arrives from England, Danny tries to show him the Brooklyn experience and help him compose modern swing music. Together, these four also try to help Leo get the Brooklyn Music scholarship.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante, Gloria Grahame, Aubrey Mather, William Roy, Dick Wessel, Tamara Shayne, Marcy McGuire ..
Directed by: Richard Whorf
Release date: 1947-03-13
Best Music Movies of 1947 : I'll Be Yours

I'll Be Yours

6.6/10 IMDB

A small-town girl tells a small fib to a wealthy businessman; complications ensue.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Tom Drake, William Bendix, Adolphe Menjou, Walter Catlett, Franklin Pangborn, Willy Trenk-Trebitsch, Joan Shawlee, John Phillips ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1947-02-02

My Wild Irish Rose

6.3/10 IMDB

Musical biography of Irish 19th century tenor Chauncey Olcott.

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Arlene Dahl, Andrea King, Alan Hale, George Tobias, George O’Brien, Sara Allgood, Ben Blue, William Frawley, Don McGuire ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1947-12-24

Song of Scheherazade

6.4/10 IMDB

A beautiful cabaret dancer inspires composer Rimsky-Korsakov.

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Brian Donlevy, Eve Arden, Phillip Reed, John Qualen, Elena Verdugo, Richard Lane, George Dolenz, Terry Kilburn ..
Directed by: Walter Reisch
Release date: 1947-02-26
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Hollywood Wonderland

Hollywood Wonderland

5.5/10 IMDB

Two tour guides take visitors on a promotional tour of Warner Bros.' studios.

Starring: Robert Arthur, John Carroll, Cliff Edwards, Fritz Feld, Dick Foran, Kirby Grant, Wanda Hendrix, Knox Manning, Creighton Hale, Halliwell Hobbes ..
Directed by: Jack Scholl
Release date: 1947-08-09
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Mother Wore Tights

Mother Wore Tights

6.4/10 IMDB

In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her talent, hires her for a "two-act", then marries her. Incidents of the marriage and the growing pains of eldest daughter Miriam are followed, interspersed with nostalgic musical numbers.

Starring: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, Connie Marshall, Vanessa Brown, Robert Arthur, Sara Allgood, William Frawley, Ruth Nelson, Anabel Shaw ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1947-08-20
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Carnival in Costa Rica

Carnival in Costa Rica

5.9/10 IMDB

Two pairs of lovers try to thwart an arranged marriage at Costa Rican fiesta time.

Starring: Dick Haymes, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Celeste Holm, J. Carrol Naish, Anne Revere, Pedro de Cordoba, Mimi Aguglia, Barbara Whiting, Tommy Ivo ..
Directed by: Gregory Ratoff
Release date: 1947-03-28
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

6.4/10 IMDB

A young Irishwoman comes to the United States to live and work with her mother as a cleaning lady at Carnegie Hall. She becomes attached to the place as the people she meets there gradually shape her life. The film also includes a variety of performances from some of the foremost musical artists of the times: conductors Bruno Walter & Leopold Stokowski, solists Arthur Rubinstein & Jascha Haifetz, singers Lily Pons & Jan Peerce and bandleader Vaughn Monroe among many others.

Starring: Marsha Hunt, William Prince, Frank McHugh, Martha O'Driscoll, Hans Járay, Olin Downes, Joseph Buloff, Walter Damrosch, Bruno Walter, Lily Pons ..
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
Release date: 1947-02-28
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Reet, Petite, and Gone

Reet, Petite, and Gone

5.7/10 IMDB

Old-time musical star Schyler Jarvis, now wealthy, is dying; his last act is a visionary plan for the future happiness of his son, swing bandleader Louis Jarvis, and Honey Carter, daughter of his long-lost love. But crooked lawyer Talbot has a nefarious scheme to get his hands on the Jarvis money...and it doesn't include any happiness for Louis and Honey. Plenty of swing from Louis Jordan's Tympany Five.

Starring: Louis Jordan, June Richmond, Milton Woods, Bea Griffith, David Bethea, Lorenzo Tucker, Vanita Smythe, Mable Lee, Dots Johnson, Pat Rainey ..
Directed by: William Forest Crouch
Release date: 1947-01-01

La poulette grise

6.2/10 IMDB

An experimental short film of images and music made by Norman McLaren.

Directed by: Norman McLaren
Release date: 1947-12-31
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Champagne for Two

Champagne for Two

5.6/10 IMDB

Nightclub boss Malone puts off his wedding anniversary trip because an old woman claims to have overheard plans to rob the nightclub. But the old woman, Mrs. Cowdy, has a scheme of her own.

Starring: George Reeves, Lita Baron ..
Directed by: Mel Epstein
Release date: 1947-06-13
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Boy! What a Girl!

Boy! What a Girl!

5.7/10 IMDB

Two silky-smooth producers line up a potential backer (who'll put up half the cash) for a musical review. The catch is that they must find someone else to put up the other half. Enter cigar-smoking cross-dresser "Bumpsie" (Tim Moore), who poses as a wealthy society matron to fool the angel! Features vintage jam sessions with swing drummer Gene Krupa, Big Sid Catlett and his band, The Slam Stewart Trio and The International Jitterbugs.

Starring: Sheila Guyse, Tim Moore, Elwood Smith, Duke Williams, Alan Jackson, Betti Mays, Sybil Lewis, Warren Patterson, Slam Stewart, Deek Watson ..
Directed by: Arthur H. Leonard
Release date: 1947-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Hi-De-Ho


5.7/10 IMDB

Cab Calloway plays himself in a plot about jealousy, night clubs, and gangsters. Ends with a series of musical numbers.

Starring: Cab Calloway, Ida James, Jeni Le Gon, Virginia Girvin, William Campbell, George Wiltshire, James Dunmore, Augustus Smith ..
Directed by: Josh Binney
Release date: 1947-05-09
Best Music Movies of 1947 : I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now

I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now

6.5/10 IMDB

A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's

Starring: June Haver, Mark Stevens, Martha Stewart, Reginald Ginster, Lenore Aubert, William Frawley, Gene Nelson, Henry Hall, George Cleveland, Truman Bradley ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1947-07-31

Living in a Big Way

6.1/10 IMDB

A World War II pilot (Gene Kelly) comes home to a bride (Marie McDonald) who, spoiled by her father (Charles Winninger), now wants a divorce.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Marie McDonald, Charles Winninger, Phyllis Thaxter, Spring Byington, Jean Adair, Clinton Sundberg, John Warburton, William Phillips, Bernadene Hayes ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1947-06-10
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Fiddle-de-dee


6.3/10 IMDB

A film fantasy of dancing music and dancing color. Listen to the Mocking Bird played by an oldtime fiddler, brilliant patterns ripple, flow, flicker and blend. A Norman McLaren painting on film, translates sound into sight.

Directed by: Norman McLaren
Release date: 1947-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Look-Out Sister

Look-Out Sister

5.9/10 IMDB

A famous bandleader, suffering from overwork and exhaustion, goes to a sanitarium for a rest. While there he dreams of being out west at a dude ranch, where he finds himself involved in the beautiful owner's struggle to keep her ranch from falling into the hands of the villain, who wants either her or her ranch (or, preferably, both).

Starring: Louis Jordan, Suzette Harbin, Monte Hawley, Bob Scott, Glen Allen, Jack Clisby ..
Directed by: Bud Pollard
Release date: 1947-03-01
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Beat the Band

Beat the Band

6.3/10 IMDB

Singer Ann wants back her money that the manager of a big-band has embezzled.

Starring: Frances Langford, Ralph Edwards, Phillip Terry, June Clayworth, Mabel Paige, Andrew Tombes, Donald MacBride, Mira McKinney, Grady Sutton, Gene Krupa ..
Directed by: John H. Auer
Release date: 1947-02-19


5.9/10 IMDB

When a matador leaves town to focus on his music, his twin sister takes on his identity in the bullfighting ring.

Starring: Esther Williams, Akim Tamiroff, Ricardo Montalban, John Carroll, Mary Astor, Cyd Charisse, Fortunio Bonanova, Hugo Haas, Jean Van, Joey Preston ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1947-06-12
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Bells of San Angelo

Bells of San Angelo

5.6/10 IMDB

Gridley is mining silver from an old Mexican mine and bringing it into the USA thru a passage into his worthless mine. Border guard Rogers suspects Gridley and finally finds the secret entrance to the Mexican mine. He sends Lee Madison for help only to have her captured by Gridley. Trigger brings help that takes care of Gridley's men and now Roy has to rescue Madison.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Andy Devine, John McGuire, Olaf Hytten, Fritz Leiber, Hank Patterson, Fred 'Snowflake' Toones, Eddie Acuff, David Sharpe ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1947-04-15
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Little Miss Broadway

Little Miss Broadway

7.3/10 IMDB

Judy Gibson (Jean Porter), upon leaving finishing school, goes to meet her relatives, whom she believes to be wealthy and socially prominent. Actually, there are penniless Broadway characters and, in order to avoid Judy learning the truth, they take possession of a Long Island mansion owned by a thief presently doing time in Sing Sing. Judy arrives with her fiancé Dick Nichols (John Shelton) and his father, an industrialist who tries to sell worthless stock to Judy's family in order to bolster his shaky financial status. They give him $200,000, part of the stashed loot they found belonging to the home-owner thief. The latter escapes from prison.

Starring: Jean Porter, John Shelton, Ruth Donnelly, Doris Houck, Edward Gargan, Vince Barnett, Douglas Wood, Milton Kibbee, Charles Jordan, Ben Welden ..
Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss
Release date: 1947-06-19
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Hollywood Barn Dance

Hollywood Barn Dance

5.4/10 IMDB

Based on and built around the west coast radio program, "The Hollywood Barn Dance", although no members of the 1947 cast of the program are in the film, but the better-known (on a national scale) Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadors, Jack Guthrie and Jimmy and Leon Short more than make up for that. The slight plot, around 18 songs, begins with Tubb and his band searching for $2000 needed to rebuild their town chuch after it burned down while they were rehearsing in it. Hollywood, here they come!

Starring: Ernest Tubb, Helen Boyce, Lori Talbott, Ann Kunde, Earle Hodgins, Frank McGlynn Sr., Pat Combs, Emmett Vogan ..
Directed by: Bernard B. Ray
Release date: 1947-06-21

Follow That Music

7.5/10 IMDB

Two reel comedy starring Gene Krupa as an Orchestra leader trying to make it in New York.

Starring: Gene Krupa, Nan Leslie, Phil Warren, Jason Robards, William Trenk, Red Rodney, Robert Clarke, Tony Barrett, Tommy Noonan, Charlie Kennedy ..
Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss
Release date: 1947-01-31
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Polka Graph

Polka Graph

7.4/10 IMDB

Short film by Mary Ellen Bute

Directed by: Mary Ellen Bute
Release date: 1947-01-01

The Drummer Man

7.1/10 IMDB

This "Name Band Musical" short from Universal (production number 3302), filmed in November of 1947 and released on December 3, 1947 (which should make it a 1947 and not a 1948 film) features Gene Krupa, his drums and his trio. It opens with Krupa and the trio playing "Lover" and then Carolyn Grey comes on to sing "Boogie Blues." Krupa and the trio band also play "Blanchette", "Stompin' at the Savoy" and end on "Let Us Leap."

Starring: Gene Krupa, Carolyn Grey ..
Directed by: Will Cowan
Release date: 1947-12-03

Stan Kenton and His Orchestra

6.0/10 IMDB

A brief history of Stan Kenton's musical career from taxi-dance gigs to his successful big band orchestra.

Starring: Stan Kenton, June Christy, Knox Manning, Creighton Hale ..
Directed by: Jack Scholl
Release date: 1947-02-06
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Let's Sing a Song of the West

Let's Sing a Song of the West

5.9/10 IMDB

This musical short features four songs associated with the western United States.

Starring: Art Gilmore ..
Directed by: Jack Scholl
Release date: 1947-09-27
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Two Blondes and a Redhead

Two Blondes and a Redhead

6.6/10 IMDB

Socialite Cathy Abbott is working in the chorus of a Broadway show instead of being enrolled at an exclusive girl's school as her parents think. When the show closes, she brings two of her chorus friends home with her. In addition to trying to make her friends acceptable to the snooty society of which her family is part, she is also being blackmailed by a rival.

Starring: Jean Porter, Jimmy Lloyd, June Preisser, Judy Clark, Rick Vallin, Douglas Wood, Charles Smith, Regina Wallace, John Meredith, Diane Fauntelle ..
Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss
Release date: 1947-11-05
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols

6.6/10 IMDB

An animated presentation of Silent Night, Come All Ye Faithful, Good King Wenceslaus, Joy to the World, and What Child Is This sung by the Leslie Bell Singers.

Directed by: Jim Mackay
Release date: 1947-05-11
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Junction 88

Junction 88

6.0/10 IMDB

In Junction 88, a small all-black community, pretty Lolly Simpkins loves gentle songwriter Buster Jenkins, who makes too little money to marry. Her father favors rival suitor Onnie, crude but with a better income. Buster's best chance comes when impresario Bob Howard, to whom he's sent songs, comes to town looking for him. But Bob is looking for a pseudonym, 'Hewlett Green', that nobody's ever heard of. Will Buster reveal himself? Meanwhile, a very jazzy church concert.

Starring: Bob Howard, Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham, Noble Sissle, Wyatt Clark, Maude Simmons ..
Directed by: George P. Quigley
Release date: 1947-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Sarge Goes to College

Sarge Goes to College

6.3/10 IMDB

A Marine Sergeant, wounded in overseas service, requires an operation, and the Navy psychiatrist recommends to the Captain and Colonel that "Sarge" be given a few weeks rest before hospitalization. Through the Dean of San Juan Junior College, Sarge enters the school on a temporary basis.

Starring: Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Frankie Darro, Warren Mills, Noel Neill, Alan Hale Jr., Arthur Walsh, Russ Morgan, Monte Collins, Frank Cady ..
Directed by: Will Jason
Release date: 1947-05-13
Best Music Movies of 1947 : A Night at the Follies

A Night at the Follies

5.4/10 IMDB

A burlesque stage show at the Follies Theater in Los Angeles, California, featuring the original Hubba-Hubba Girl, Evelyn West.

Starring: Evelyn West, Renee Andre, Pat O'Shea, Jack Murray, Margie Roye ..
Directed by: W. Merle Connell
Release date: 1947-08-29
Best Music Movies of 1947 : The Adventures of Don Coyote

The Adventures of Don Coyote

6.4/10 IMDB

Near Border Flats, Don Coyote and his friend Sancho are interrupted on their way to the fiesta by a fight. A quick intervention on their part prompts ranch owner Maggie Riley to hire them. Coyote and Sancho meet her surly, younger brother Ted who is wanting Maggie to sell their cattle herd to pay off a bank loan before they lose the ranch. But when they try to drive a herd to market, a gang led by Big Foot Ferguson drives off their cowhands.

Starring: Frances Rafferty, Richard Martin, Val Carlo, Benny Bartlett, Marc Cramer, Frank Fenton, Byron Foulger, Eddie Parker, Pierce Lyden, Frank McCarroll ..
Directed by: Reginald Le Borg
Release date: 1947-05-09

Hit Parade of 1947

6.4/10 IMDB

Four young performers form an act and get a job in a nightclub. Before long, one of them gets the idea that the act is all about him, and his changes to the act, to reflect his own ego, causes the quartet to get fired. Later, all make good in other areas of show business...stage, radio and motion pictures.

Starring: Eddie Albert, Constance Moore, Joan Edwards, Gil Lamb, Bill Goodwin ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1947-03-22
Best Music Movies of 1947 : That's My Gal

That's My Gal

6.1/10 IMDB

Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.

Starring: Lynne Roberts, Don Barry, Pinky Lee, Frank Jenks, Edward Gargan ..
Directed by: George Blair
Release date: 1947-05-15

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