If I Had My Way (1940)

Genres - Musical  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this musical drama, a construction worker becomes the guardian of a 12-year old girl after one of his buddies is killed. She and he head to New York to look for her uncle, a vaudevillian. With the help of a good pal, they soon find the uncle. The three searchers encounter trouble when the pal uses all their money to buy a ramshackle restaurant. Fortunately, the construction worker saves them by turning the dump into a red hot night spot. Songs include: "I Haven't The Time To Be A Millionaire", "Meet The Sun Halfway", "April Played The Fiddle", "The Pessimistic Character (With The Crab Apple Face)", "If I Had My Way", "Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider", and "Rings On My Fingers".

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family, business, construction, daughter, guardian, help, loot, nightclub, orphan, relative, restaurant, running, search, show-business, songwriter, uncle, vaudeville, worker, binge