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Saturday Night Cinema: Something to Sing About (1937)

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I love musicals. Tonight's feature is  Something to Sing About (1936), starring James Cagney, Evelyn Daw and William Frawley.

Atlas gives this low-budget musical a high rating, because Cagney is spectacular. The dance sequences are wonderful. It is one of the few films that showcase his singing and dancing talent. If it was with any other cast, that might have been the end of it. But with Cagney starring, the movie pops.

When Cagney was 80 years old, he was asked which of his films – outside of Yankee Doodle Dandy – that he'd like to see again; this was the film he chose.

The storyline: A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs. Go, Cagney, go!

 

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