Broadway Gondolier (1935)

Genres - Comedy, Musical  |   Release Date - Jul 27, 1935 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A tuneful taxi driver secretly works to achieve his dream of becoming a radio singer in this musical comedy. One day he gives a radio station secretary a lift. She prattles on about a sponsor's new contest. The sponsor, a prominent cheese company, is looking for a singing gondolier to participate in their newest campaign. Later the secretary and the head cheese go to Venice to look for the real McCoy, unaware that the determined cabbie is already there waiting for them. Sure enough, they are fooled and he is hired. Things go really well until he feels compelled to tell the truth during a major broadcast. Songs include: "Lulu's Back in Town", "The Rose in Her Hair", "Lonely Gondolier", and ""You Can Be Kissed"".

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America, audience, boating, cab-driver, client, coast, deception, executive, fame, love, manatee, musical [play], on-the-road, producer [showbiz], radio, safety, sea, secretary, skin-diving, songwriter, stars [celebrities], success, swimming, traveling, treasure