Tell It to a Star (1945)

Genres - Musical, Romance  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this musical, a humble cigarette girl dreams of auditioning for the handsome bandleader at the nightclub. Her many attempts keep failing until her uncle appears. To help her, he impersonates a colonel and uses his "influence" to get her singing with the band. Eventually their ruse is revealed, but by then the bandleader has fallen in love with her. Songs include: "Tell It to a Star" (Shirley Botwin), "Love Me or Leave Me" (Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson), "You're So Good to Me" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne), "A Batucada Corazon" (Ary Barroso).

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aspiration, band [music group], bandleader, colonel, fraud, gig, impersonation, leader, love, music, niece, romance, solo, songwriter, stars [celebrities], success, uncle