Gift of Gab (1934)

Genres - Musical  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this musical, a radio-announcer is fired after giving a false interview. For consolation he begins to drink heavily. It is his girlfriend who helps him sober up when she provides him with a major scoop--a missing airplane. He enthusiastically sets out after it and eventually finds it. As a publicity stunt, he skydives to the downed plane while broadcasting live. Songs include: Talking To Myself," "I Ain't Gonna Sin No More," "Gift Of Gab," "Somebody Looks Good," "Don't Let This Waltz Mean Goodbye," "Walkin' On Air," "What A Wonderful Day," "Tomorrow--Who Cares?" and "Blue Sky Avenue."

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aerial, alcoholism, broadcasting, employment, girlfriend, interview, investigation, journalism, missing, Native-American, parachute, phantom, plans, publicity, publicity-stunt, radio, radio-broadcaster, reporter, search, skydiving, unemployment