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The song is "You're a Sweetheart" from the 1937 movie of the same name.  It was written by Harold Adamson and Jimmy McHugh and sung by Alice Faye with some interruptions by George Murphy.  Alice and George then do a somewhat "scary" dance.  Check out this video to see what I mean.

 

 

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I actually checked that video out before posting the lyrics.  It made me want to see the movie, but, since it's from Universal, who knows when it will ever be on?

Good work, Miles!  I'm so glad I didn't have to post a bunch of clues.  And now it's your turn.

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54 minutes ago, MilesArcher said:

Thanks, Starlit.  Here's one that was featured in a few movies, so it should be pretty easy.

The flowers in spring

The robins that sing

The sunbeams that shine

They're yours, they're mine 

 

 

 

And love can come to everyone

"The Best Things

 In Life Are Free" 

By Ray Henderson,

Lew Brown and

Buddy DeSilva 

The song was written for the Broadway show "Good News" of 1927 and was performed in two movie adaptations, 1930 and 1947. 

And also appeared in the biopic of the songwriters--"The Best Things in Life Are Free" in 1956.

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I knew I had heard these lyrics before and I finally figured it out before you posted your clue.  It's Cole Porter's I Am the Captain of This Boat (I'm not 100% sure if that's the official title) from Broadway Melody of 1940.  Here's Eleanor Powell and chorus to perform it for you:

 

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34 minutes ago, starliteyes said:

I knew I had heard these lyrics before and I finally figured it out before you posted your clue.  It's Cole Porter's I Am the Captain of This Boat (I'm not 100% sure if that's the official title) from Broadway Melody of 1940.  Here's Eleanor Powell and chorus to perform it for you:

 

Star, when I went to write this question I thought "I am the captain of this boat" was the title too. But the title is "All Ashore". Go figure.

Do you think "Broadway Melody of 40" has enough tap dancing in it? Only three tap dancers, but they do their best, don't they? 

Star, Great Job you did here, take it away.....

 

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On 12/3/2021 at 1:07 AM, starliteyes said:

The song is sung as the finale of a movie that has no plot.

A movie that has no plot? Is it a documentary, or maybe an anthology film with several stories strung together?  Starliteyes, could you please give us another clue or two?

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3 hours ago, MilesArcher said:

A movie that has no plot? Is it a documentary, or maybe an anthology film with several stories strung together?  Starliteyes, could you please give us another clue or two?

Certainly, Miles.  I'll give you two clues.

Clue #1:  The movie is composed of musical numbers and skits in the manner of a revue format.

Clue #2:  The last note of this song, which was a high B flat, had to be dubbed by someone else since the singer of the song was not able to hit a good B flat, claiming that it was too high.  

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Well now it's a bit easier.    The song is "There's Beauty Everywhere" from "Ziegfeld Follies" from 1945.  It was written by Harry Warren and Arthur Freed and sung by Kathryn Grayson.  Here it is:

 

 

 

I can't believe that she couldn't hit that high note.  After all, in "Two Sisters From Boston" she was known as "High-C  Susie".

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I recognized the song right away from the lyrics, but I had to do some research to find what film it was from.  The song is "Beyond The Blue Horizon" from the 1930 movie "Monte Carlo".  It was written by Richard Whiting and W. Franke Harling with lyrics by Leo Robin.  It was sung in the movie by Jeanette MacDonald and it became one of her signature songs that she performed on tour many times.  Here is the best clip I could find.  The leading man is a young Jack Buchanan.  Most of us know him from "The Bandwagon" many years later.

 

 

 

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