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The Great American Broadcast

The Great American Broadcast (1941)

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Release Date: May 9, 1941 Wide

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On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of commercial radio, 20th Century-Fox cooked up the pageantlike entertainment The Great American Broadcast. Opening with clips of such airwaves favorites as Dick Powell and Fred Allen (courtesy of earlier Fox films like Thanks a Million), the picture gets under way in 1918, as ambitious army buddies Bix Martin (John Payne) and Chuck Hadley (Jack Oakie) try and fail to establish themselves in the business world. At long last, our heroes enter the new

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It barely works, plot-wise, although the chemistry of the three leads is so sharp that we grant the story much forgiveness.

November 13, 2008 Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com
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Some fine singing by Alice and some quality performances by specialty acts plus a good contribution from Jack Oakie make this pleasant enough but it remans a minor musical.
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