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Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra (1939)

This musical short begins with Vincent Lopez leading his orchestra in "Nola", the group's theme song. Suddenly, various musicians tell Lopez that they are tired of the theme song and refuse... See full summary »

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Joseph Henabery
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Vincent Lopez Vincent Lopez ... Himself - Vincent Lopez - Bandleader
Betty Hutton ... Herself - Betty Hutton - Singer
Vincent Lopez Orchestra Vincent Lopez Orchestra ... Themselves - Orchestra
Fred Lowery Fred Lowery ... Himself - Whistler
Johnny Russell ... Himself - Guitarist
The Four Horsemen The Four Horsemen ... Themselves - Vocal Quartette
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This musical short begins with Vincent Lopez leading his orchestra in "Nola", the group's theme song. Suddenly, various musicians tell Lopez that they are tired of the theme song and refuse to play it anymore. They sing and play other songs instead. Then the group plays familiar tunes of the day, accompanying band vocalists and virtuoso whistler Fred Lowery. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Short | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Melody Masters (1939-1940 season) #2: Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Vitaphone production reel B228. See more »

Goofs

The mayor complains in a phone call that her office doesn't even have a mirror, but seconds later, she and her aides leave the office, passing in front of a huge mirror. See more »

Connections

Edited into Headline Bands (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Performed by Johnny Russell and Fred Lowery, with Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra
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Nice Music
13 May 2009 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra (1939)

*** (out of 4)

Warner Bros. short, if you think about it, is just an early "music video", which features the popular Lopez doing various numbers with his band. Also on hand,a nd most interesting to films buffs, is the 18-year-old Betty Hutton who gets to do some jitterbug singing. I've seen three or four shorts to feature Lopez and he's certainly becoming one of my favorite musicians from this period. Or, at least his band are as they are constantly moving, swinging and just having a good time. The music is very speedy and sounds terrific and will have your shaking your foot in entertainment. Hutton, in one of her first roles, is also excellent here as she sits in on three songs and really delivers the goods. That husky voice packs a great punch when mixed with Lopez's music.


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