I'll Get By

  • 1950
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

After getting fired from his job, music publisher Lundigan teams up with Dailey and the two become involved with sisters Haver and DeHaven. The girls, who earn their keep by singing with the Harry James Band, do their best to get Lundigan and Dailey's tunes plugged. The amorous twosomes get split up after a romantic misunderstanding, but soon team up again...read more

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After getting fired from his job, music publisher Lundigan teams up with Dailey and the two become involved with sisters Haver and DeHaven. The girls, who earn their keep by singing with the Harry James Band, do their best to get Lundigan and Dailey's tunes plugged. The amorous twosomes

get split up after a romantic misunderstanding, but soon team up again in a South Pacific USO show. The plot is enveloped to the point of obscurity by a constant barrage of tunes and an Oscar-nominated score. Songs included are "Deep in the Heart of Texas" (June Hershey, Don Swander), "You Make Me

Feel So Young" (Mack Gordon, Josef Myrow), "I've Got the World on a String" (Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen), "Once in a While" (Bud Green, Michael Edwards), "Yankee Doodle Blues" (Buddy De Sylva, Irving Caeser, George Gershwin), "Fifth Avenue," "There Will Never Be Another You" (Gordon, Harry Warren),

"McNamara's Band" (Shamus O'Connor, J.J. Stamford), "It's Been a Long, Long Time" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne), "No Love, No Nothin"' (Leo Robin, Warren), Auld Lang Syne (lyrics, Robert Burns), "Taking a Chance on Love" (John Latouche, Ted Fetter, Vernon Duke, sung by DeHaven), "I'll Get By" (Roy

Turk, Fred Ahlert, sung by DeHaven). A remake of TIN PAN ALLEY made in 1940.

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