Release dateDecember 17, 1936 (1936-12-17) (Premiere-New York City)
December 25, 1936 (1936-12-25) (US) Based onthe novel, Toinettes Philip
by C. V. Jamison WriterMrs. C.V. Jamison (story), Harry Chandlee, William Hurlbut, Clarence Marks, Earle Snell ScreenplayHarry Chandlee, William Hurlbut, Earle Snell, Clarence Marks CastBobby Breen (Philip Ainsworth), May Robson (Mrs. Harriet Ainsworth), Louise Beavers (Toinette), Charles Butterworth (Barrett), Alan Mowbray (Ralph Layton), Benita Hume (Julia Layton) Similar moviesHot Pepper, Now You See Me, JFK, Déjà Vu, Hard Target, Mississippi Grind
Bobby breen age 9 sings rainbow on the river 1936
Rainbow on the River (also known as It Happened in New Orleans) is a 1936 American musical film directed by Kurt Neumann from a screenplay by Harry Chandlee, Earle Snell, and William Hurlbut, based upon the novel Toinette's Philip by C. V. Jamison. Produced by Bobby Breen Productions and Principal Productions, the movie was premiered in New York City on December 17, 1936, and released nationwide by RKO Radio Pictures the following week on Christmas Day. The film stars Bobby Breen, May Robson and Charles Butterworth.