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A Song Is Born

Directed by Howard Hawks
1948    1h 53m    Not Rated
Action, Comedy, Musical,
Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her boyfriend is under investigation by the police. Where better to hide than a musical research institute staffed entirely by lonely bachelors? She gets more than she bargained for when the head of the institute Professor Hobart Frisbee starts to fall for her.
Cast of A Song Is Born
  • Danny KayeProfessor Hobart Frisbee
  • Virginia MayoHoney Swanson
  • Benny GoodmanProfessor Magenbruch
  • Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
  • Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
  • Lionel HamptonLionel Hampton
  • Charlie BarnetCharlie Barnet
  • Mel PowellMel Powell
  • Laurindo AlmeidaLaurindo Almeida
  • Ford Washington LeeBuck
  • Hugh HerbertProfessor Twingle
  • Steve CochranTony Crow
  • J. Edward BrombergDr. Elfini
  • Felix BressartProfessor Gerkikoff
  • Ludwig StösselProfessor Traumer
  • O. Z. WhiteheadProfessor Oddly
  • Esther DaleMiss Bragg
  • Mary FieldMiss Totten
  • Howland ChamberlainMr. Setter
  • Paul LangtonJoe
  • Sidney BlackmerAdams
  • Ben WeldenMonte
  • Ben ChasenBen
  • Peter VirgoLouis
  • Harry BabasinBass
  • Louie BellsonDrums
  • Alton HendricksonGuitar
  • Sue GeorgeCigarette Girl (uncredited)
  • Milicent PatrickWoman at Dorsey Club (uncredited)
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