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Born to Sing (1942)

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This happy musical chronicles the exploits of a suicidal composer who is desolate after someone swiped his newest musical comedy. He is saved by three young people who join up with the writer's daughter and put on the production. With the help of a pugnacious cab driver, they manage to draw their audience from the composer's rival. Featured in the show is the extravaganza number "Ballad for Americans", which was directed by Busby Berkely. Other songs include "I Hate the Conga", "Alone", "You Are My Lucky Star", and "I Love Ya".

Cast

Henry O'Neill
as Frank Eastman
Virginia Weidler
as Patsy Eastman
Sheldon Leonard
as Pete Detroit
Leo Gorcey
as `Snap' Collins
Douglas McPhail
as Murray Saunders
Larry Nunn
as Mike Conroy
Margaret Dumont
as Mrs. E. V. Lawson
Beverly Hudson
as Maggie Cooper
Richard Hall
as Mozart Cooper
Darla Hood
as Quiz Kid
Joe Yule
as Ed Collera
Lester Matthews
as Arthur Cartwright
Ben Carter
as 'Eight ball'
Lee Phelps
as Mr. Porter
Connie Gilchrist
as Welfare Worker
Cy Kendall
as Police Captain
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