Melody And Moonlight

  • 1940
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

Downs is a bellhop with high hopes of starting a tap dance routine with Frazee, whose millionaire father doesn't care for the idea. Eventually he comes around and sponsors the radio show that they appear on. It is a less than average musical entry, but in comparison with most of Republic's earlier musicals, it's a gem. It does feature a couple of near look-alikes...read more

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Downs is a bellhop with high hopes of starting a tap dance routine with Frazee, whose millionaire father doesn't care for the idea. Eventually he comes around and sponsors the radio show that they appear on. It is a less than average musical entry, but in comparison with most of

Republic's earlier musicals, it's a gem. It does feature a couple of near look-alikes with Frazee bearing more than a passing resemblance to Lana Turner and Lee reminding one of a young Judy Garland. The chatty Allen was previously known to radio listeners as Vera Vague. Musical numbers include:

"Rooftop Serenade," "Tahiti Honey," "Top O' The Mornin'," "I Close My Eyes," "Melody And Moonlight" (Jule Styne, Sol Meyer, George Brown).

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  • Review: Downs is a bellhop with high hopes of starting a tap dance routine with Frazee, whose millionaire father doesn't care for the idea. Eventually he comes around and sponsors the radio show that they appear on. It is a less than average musical entry, but in… (more)

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