Stolen Harmony (1935)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Musical  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this bouncy musical, a sax-playing ex-convict joins a swing band and embarks upon a cross-country tour. He does really well until an old friend tries to tempt him into becoming a criminal again. The convict refuses the offer so the "friend" retaliates by doing the job anyway and leaving the con to take the rap. Then the band is kidnapped by a powerful person desiring a private concert. The ex-con saves the band by informing on the crook. He is then allowed to play with them again and musical happiness ensues. Songs include: "Would There Be Love," "Let's Spill the Beans," "I Never Had a Man to Cry Over," and "Fagin Youse is a Viper" (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel).

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accusation, rescue, band [music group], concert, criminal, cross-country, exoneration, false-accusation, gangster, investigation, kidnapping, lure [tempt], music, name-clearing, past, performer, robbery, songwriter, swing-music, tourist, traveling, victim, rafting