Hitting a New High (1937)

Genres - Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Comedy  |   Release Date - Dec 24, 1937 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this musical, a nightclub singer (Lily Pons) secretly aspires to sing at the Met. To help her, her agent (Jack Oakie) decides to dress her up as "Ooga-Hunga, the Bird Girl" and send her off on a merry chase of an influential opera lover (Eric Blore) who has gone on an African safari. When he sees her, he is truly agog and at last she fulfills her lifelong goal. Songs include: "You're Like a Song," "I Hit a New High," "Let's Give Love Another Chance," and "This Never Happened Before." Excerpts from operas include: "Lucia Di Lammermoor," "Mignon," "Je Suis Titania," and "Le Rossignol Et La Rose."

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birds, career, chance, chase, client, con/scam, dream, dress, love, lover, musical [play], nightclub, opera, safari, scheme, songwriter, stars [celebrities], hitman, news