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Director  Sam White
Producer  Pine-Thomas Productions
Language  English
5.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical
Duration  
Country  United States
People Are Funny (film) movie poster
Writer  Dorcas Cochran, John Guedel, David Lang, Maxwell Shane
Release date  January 11, 1946
Genres  Comedy, Musical, Musical comedy
Cast  Jack Haley (Pinky Wilson), Helen Walker (Corey Sullivan), Rudy Vallée (Ormsby Jamison), Ozzie Nelson (Leroy Brinker), Phillip Reed (John Guedel), The Vagabonds (Quartet-Singers / Musicians)
Similar movies  American Graffiti, Sleepless in Seattle, Good Morning, Vietnam, Talk to Me, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Grave Decisions

People Are Funny is a 1946 American musical comedy film directed by Sam White based on the popular radio show of the same name.

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Plot summary

Radio producer John Guedel is panicked and dumbfounded when his popular radio show Humbug is immediately taken off the air for making fun of the legal profession. Given a deadline to produce a replacement, Gudel contacts his writer girlfriend Corey Sullivan to help him but Corey has another client, Leroy Brinker seeking a radio show for himself. The two come across a radio show put on in a small town called People Are Funny that mixes bizarre challenges to contestants with musical entertainment. Corey gets the show's producer Pinky Wilson to bring his show to Mr Guedel.

Cast

  • Jack Haley as Pinky Wilson
  • Helen Walker as Corey Sullivan
  • Rudy Vallee as Ormsby Jamison
  • Ozzie Nelson as Leroy Brinker
  • Phillip Reed as John Guedel
  • Bob Graham as Luke
  • Barbara Roche as Aimee
  • Art Linkletter as Art Linkletter
  • Frances Langford as Frances Langford
  • Clara Blandick as Grandma
  • Roy Atwell as Mr. Pippensigal
  • Soundtrack

  • Frances Langford with chorus -"I'm in the Mood for Love" (by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (lyrics))
  • Bob Graham - "Every Hour on the Hour" (by Duke Ellington and Don George)
  • Jack Haley with chorus - "Hey Jose" (by Pepe Guízar and Tito Guízar, English lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans)
  • The Vagabonds (in blackface) - "Angelina" (by Allan Roberts and Doris Fischer)
  • The Vagabonds - "The Old Squaredance is Back Again" (by Don Reid and Harry Tobias)
  • Rudy Vallee with Ozzie Nelson and others - "Alouette" (traditional French Folksong, orchestrated and English lyrics by Rudy Vallee)
  • The Vagabonds - "Chuck a Luckin'" (by Archie Gottler and Jay Milton and Walter G. Samuels)
  • Rosarita Varela - "Celito Lindo"
  • References

    People Are Funny (film) Wikipedia
    People Are Funny (film) IMDb People Are Funny (film) themoviedb.org


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