One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by Joe Pasternak and Charles R. Rogers.
Academy Awards 1937 --- Ceremony Number 10 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Film Editing||Bernard W. Burton||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Universal Studio Music Department, Charles Previn, head of department (no composer credit)||Won|
|Best Writing||Hans Kraly||Nominated|
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John R. Frost: The day you stop playing them on me.
Tommy Bitters: Well, at least mine are funny, and new!
John R. Frost: Oh, yeah? Well, mine work.
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Leopold Stokowski recorded the classical music in the film at the Philadelphia Academy of Music, using the Philadelphia Orchestra (of which he was still principal guest conductor), on a multi-channel sound system, the first time one was ever used to record music in a film. The musicians seen in the film, however, were L.A.-based players doing what was called "sideline" (seen but not heard, merely miming to a prerecorded soundtrack played by others).
The one hundred men of the title are actually the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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