Hitting A New High (1937)

  
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Final Hollywood vehicle for star soprano Lily Pons casts her as a nightclub singer whose operatic ambitions make her susceptible to press agent Jack Oakie's cockeyed schemes. His latest: Plant her in the African veldt as a tribal "bird-girl," so she can be discovered on safari by hunter/opera buff Edward Everett Horton. John Howard, Eric Blore co-star under Raoul Walsh's direction. 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Sound
 
SKU: D59889
$14.99
Regularly $24.99
Category:
Musicals
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Rated:
NR
Color:
Black & White
Format: 
DVD-R Fullscreen
Closed Captioned:
 No
Cast:  Lily Pons, Jack Oakie, John Howard, Eric Blore, Edward Everett Horton, Eduardo Ciannelli, Luis Alberni, Jack Arnold, Leonard Carey
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