Straight, Place And Show

  • 1938
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Musical

Merman was billed below the Ritz Brothers in this madcap 1930s comedy which had the brothers inheriting a racehorse, but lacking the necessary $1,000 entry fee. When they uncover a plot by a gang of Russian jockeys to sabotage the race, the brothers disguise themselves as the Reds and take their place. It's sure not A DAY AT THE RACES. Includes the tunes...read more

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Merman was billed below the Ritz Brothers in this madcap 1930s comedy which had the brothers inheriting a racehorse, but lacking the necessary $1,000 entry fee. When they uncover a plot by a gang of Russian jockeys to sabotage the race, the brothers disguise themselves as the Reds and take

their place. It's sure not A DAY AT THE RACES. Includes the tunes "With You On My Mind," "Why Not String Along With Me?" (Lew Brown, Lew Pollack; sung by Merman), "International Cowboys" (Ray Golden, Sid Kuller, Jule Styne).

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