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Music for Millions (1944) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by Joe Pasternak.

Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)

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Best WritingMyles ConnollyNominated
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Music for Millions (1944)

on Nov 29, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

The studio era had a way of doing things with genres that weren’t unique but, in execution, make all the difference in the world. Director Henry Koster was adept at star-studded features that would commonly be referred to as “faith-based” today; 1947’s The Bishop’s Wife... Read full article


Music for Millions(1944)

By Dawn on Aug 15, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Music for Millions (1944). Musical/comedy. Directed by Henry Koster. Cast:Margaret O'Brien, Jos? Iturbi as Himself, Jimmy Durante, June Allyson and Marsha Hunt. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1946.When seven-year-old "Mike" travels to New York from Connecticut by train, she is worried when... Read full article


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMay 27, 1946 with Margaret O'Brien, José Iturbi, 'JimmyDurante' reprising their film roles.
The member of the band at the Army base who breaks up Jimmy Durante's performance of "Umbriago" by singing in front of the microphone is Eddie Jackson (ne Edward Jacobs), Durante's long time partner in the night-club team of Clayton, Jackson and Durante. The trio performed for years on vaudeville and at New York's Club Durant (sic) but it was the bottom-billed Jimmy who became the star. Lou Clayton, who gave up show business to manage his partner's career, made Jimmy a millionaire.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 10, 1949 with June Allyson reprising her film role.
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