Cowboy in Manhattan (1943)

Genres - Musical, Western  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Robert Paige plays a struggling songwriter who poses as a millionaire cowboy. It's all part of a zany, wacky and nutty scheme to win the hand and heart of Broadway star Frances Langford. Apparently Paige is a fast worker, since the film runs only 54 minutes. If one looks closely, one might deduce that Cowboy in Manhattan has traces of an earlier Universal musical. That it does; the film is a remake of 1937's You're A Sweetheart, which starred Alice Faye and George Murphy.



assumed-identity, cowboy, deception, songwriter, stars [celebrities]