Rhythm On The Range (1936)/Rhythm On The River (1940)
Singing rodeo cowboy Bing Crosby(!) is shepherding a prize bull from New York to a California dude ranch by freight train when he comes across a stowaway, runaway heiress Frances Farmer, in this lively musical comedy. With Martha Raye, Bob Burns, and The Sons of the Pioneers (with a young Roy Rogers). Then, after his wife leaves him, songwriter Basil Rathbone suffers from a creative block, so he enlists young tunesmiths Bing Crosby and Mary Martin to secretly write new numbers for him. The two meet and decide to take credit for their work, meeting Rathbone's wrath in the process. Oscar Levant and William Frawley co-star. Songs include "That's for Me" and "When the Moon Comes Over Madison Square." 182 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: Spanish, French.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Song ("Only Forever")
(1946) - $13.49