Mad About Music (1938) - Rotten Tomatoes

Mad About Music (1938)





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In this romantic, Oscar-nominated musical, a successful movie star sends her teenage daughter to a Swiss boarding school to conceal her true age. The daughter copes with the sudden change by dreaming up a dashing, globe-trotting father. Her new friends are enthralled by her exciting descriptions of "daddy's adventures," but eventually get skeptical and demand to meet this marvelous man. The poor girl must then scramble to find the right man to fill the bill. He turns out to be a big-hearted British composers.


Deanna Durbin
as Gloria Harkinson
Herbert Marshall
as Richard Todd / Mr. Harkinson
Gail Patrick
as Gwen Taylor
William Frawley
as Dusty Rhodes
Elizabeth Risdon
as Louise Fusenot
Elisabeth Risdon
as Louise Fusenot
Nana Bryant
as Annette Fusenot
Joan Tree
as Patricia
Sid Grauman
as Himself
Franklin Pangborn
as Hotel Manager
Charles Judels
as Conductor
Bert Roach
as Conductor
Martha O'Driscoll
as Pretty Girl
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Critic Reviews for Mad About Music

All Critics (3)

After One Hundred Men and a Girl this is small peanuts. Exploiting Deanna Durbin.

April 16, 2020 | Full Review…

It's not a new plot, but as it's handled here it's very nice.

August 5, 2019 | Full Review…

This whimsical, Oscar-nominated musical comedy was one of the most popular vehicles of child-star Deanna Durbin.

August 8, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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