- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 7, 2008
- Originally Released: 1943
- Label: 20th Century Fox
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Packaging: Keep Case - Checkpoint, Sensormatic
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Mono - English
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish - Optional
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Academy Awards 1943 -
Best Original Song: Harry Warren & Mack Gordon
Set in San Francisco's Barbary Coast this 1943 romantic musical features a love triangle in which Faye is a singer hired by boorish saloon owner Payne. She develops a crush on him but he's interested in a society girl. Academy Award nominated for Best Color Cinematography and winner for Best Song ("You'll Never Know").
Description by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment:
In this "lavish and gorgeous" (Hollywood Reporter) romantic musical featuring the Oscar®-winning song, "You'll Never Know", Alice Faye portrays a talented singer abandoned by her ambitious saloon-owner beau (John Payne) for a heartless socialite. After becoming a huge star in England, she returns when his marriage crumbles, hoping that he still loves her.
Two song-and-dance couples rise to stardom as a cabaret act on San Francisco's Barbary Coast at the turn of the century. But when the quartet's leader, Johnny Cornell, gets involved with a wealthy socialite, he drops his girlfriend Trudy, the group's honky-tonk singer. So Trudy heads to Europe where she achieves further success, later returning to the Bay area for another chance at a partnership with Johnny.
- Songs featured: "San Francisco," "You'll Never Know," "I Gotta Have You," "Ragtime Cowboy Joe," "Strike Up the Band, Here Comes a Sailor," "I Got a Gal in Every Port," "They Always Pick on Me," "Tulip Time in Holland," "Bedelia," "Sweet Cider Time," "The Grizzly Bear," "Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly," "Gee, It's Great to Meet a Friend," "By the Light of the Silvery Moon."
- Color by Technicolor.
- Additional cast: George Lloyd (proprietor), Eddie Dunn (foreman), Frank Thomas (Auctioneer), James Sills (roller skating specialty), Marie Brown (roller skating specialty), Gino Corrado (opera singer), Adia Kuznetzoff (opera singer).
- Additional credits: Natalie Kalmus (Technicolor director), Maurice Abrahams (song composer, "Ragtime Cowboy Joe"), Lewis Muir (song composer, "Ragtime Cowboy Joe").
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- UPC: 024543536932
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