Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937)

Genres - Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Comedy, Musical Comedy, Showbiz Comedy  |   Release Date - Nov 26, 1937 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this musical comedy, a crooked record producer uses his mob connections to force performers to do their stuff. The trouble really begins when the gangster's strong-arm tactics nearly cause a singer to lose his fiancée. A wide variety of entertainers appear including cowboy crooner Gene Autry, baseball hero Joe DiMaggio, and big band stars Cab Calloway, Ted Lewis, and the Kay Thompson Singers. Songs include "Mamma I Wanna Make Rhythm," "Manhattan Merry-Go-Round," "Heaven?," "I Owe You," and "It's Round-up Time in Reno."

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record-producer, coercion, gangster, singer, fiancee