Blonde Trouble (1937)

Genres - Comedy, Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Comedy  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Johnny Downs takes a break from his usual campus musicals to play a small-town songsmith in Blonde Trouble. Attempting to make it big in New York, Downs falls victim to con artists, back-stabbing agents and vainglorious "artistes." But with the help of down-to-earth Eleanor Whitney, Downs pens a hit song that plants him firmly on Easy Street. The best lines go to seasoned comedy pros Lynne Overman and William Demarest. The music in Blonde Trouble was co-written by Burton Lane, several years removed from his Broadway hit Finian's Rainbow.

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city-life, con/scam, criminal, document, fame, flashback, fortune [wealth], love, moving, musical [play], secret-mission, songwriter, stars [celebrities], stuntperson, talent, veteran [military], writing