Babes on Broadway Overview:

Babes on Broadway (1941) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Busby Berkeley and produced by Arthur Freed.


The team from Babes in Arms is back with the same Berkeley-fueled formula. Mickey and Judy hit the big time with their irrepressible act that includes spoofs of contemporary Hollywood stars and politicians.

(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion).


Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - SongMusic by Burton Lane; Lyrics by Ralph FreedNominated

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Maxine, Little Girl at Audition: Please wait don't send my brother to the chair, don't let him burn, please please warden please

Miss 'Jonesy' Jones: Every actor in New York will love you!
Thornton Reed, Theatrical Producer: I don't want every actor in New York to love me! I want my wife to love me!

Tommy 'Tom' Williams: Will ya sing me a song?
Penny Morris: How do you know I can?
Tommy 'Tom' Williams: Because you sing when you talk. When you walk. Why your eyes, why their singing right now
Penny Morris: They are? Well I'll be darned

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Facts about

Margaret O'Brien's film debut.
The role of Barbara Jo was intended for Shirley Temple but after the failure of Kathleen, MGM canceled the rest of her three-picture deal.
One of the first Hollywood musicals to acknowledge that World War II was taking place.
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