People Are Funny (1946) - Rotten Tomatoes

People Are Funny (1946)

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Movie Info

Based on a popular radio game show in which people did silly or embarrassing things in order to win prizes, this lively comedy centers upon a pair of radio producers, both of whom have come up with similar ideas for a show to convince a major sponsor to exclusively back their efforts.

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Cast

Jack Haley
as Pinky Wilson
Helen Walker
as Corey Sullivan
Rudy Vallee
as Ormsby Jamison
Art Linkletter
as Art Linkletter
Ozzie Nelson
as Leroy Brinker
Phillip Reed
as John Guedel
Roy Atwell
as Mr. Pippensiegal
Wheaton Chambers
as Program Participant (uncredited)
The Vagabonds
as Themselves
Casey Johnson
as Contestant (uncredited)
Rosarita Varela
as Singer-'Celito Lindo' (uncredited)
Lillian Molieri
as Hey Jose Singer (uncredited)
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½

A small town radio show that featured local talent gets bought up by big city promoters and changed into one of those gimmicky faux talent shows where you get on (and possibly famous) if you allow them to make fun of you. In the meantime there"s a couple of musical numbers that try to pretend the gruesome spectacle is all in a good time. There is talent present, but this is a forgotten work with good reason.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

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