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Babes on Broadway (1941)

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Advertised as a sort of sequel to Babes in Arms, this film also stars Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. Rooney is the guiding force of a group of young showbiz hopefuls. When things look darkest, Rooney convinces his companions to put on their own show.

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Cast

Mickey Rooney
as Tommy 'Tom' Williams
Judy Garland
as Penny Morris
Fay Bainter
as Miss 'Jonesy' Jones
Virginia Weidler
as Barbara Josephine 'Jo' Conway
Ray McDonald
as Ray Lambert
Richard Quine
as Morton Hammond
Donald Meek
as Mr. Stone
James Gleason
as Thornton Reed
Emma Dunn
as Mrs. Williams
Frederick Burton
as Prof. Morris
Cliff Clark
as Insp. Moriarty
Will Lee
as Waiter
Donna Reed
as Secretary
Joe Yule
as Mason, Aide to Reed
Anne Rooney
as Pit Astor Girl
Dorothy Morris
as Pit Astor Girl
Maxine Flores
as Pit Astor Girl
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Critic Reviews for Babes on Broadway

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

there are a lot of now-mysterious impressions of famous Broadway stars of the period, but otherwise the show is pretty darn good.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Rousing but corny musical.

May 8, 2010 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

A superb sequel to Babes in Arms, also directed by Berkeley, this musical sees Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney impersonate Carmen Miranda, George Cohan; the couple's appearance in black face was not controversial at the time.

July 14, 2009 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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