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After the Civil War, small-town girl Helen Leonard (Alice Faye) and her family move from Iowa to New York City. Leonard aspires to be an opera singer, but her dreams alter when an ambitious music hall producer thinks she'd do better with him. She changes her name to Lillian Russell and breaks out as a huge star of music theater. Despite success, Russell craves love, and becomes the object of desire of several men, including a reporter (Henry Fonda) and a sensitive musician (Don Ameche).

Cast & Crew

Alice Faye
Helen Leonard, Lillian Russell
Don Ameche
Edward Solomon
Henry Fonda
Alexander Moore
Edward Arnold
Diamond Jim Brady
Warren William
The Famous J.L.
Leo Carrillo
Tony Pastor
Helen Westley
Grandma Leonard
Dorothy Peterson
Cynthia Leonard
Ernest Truex
Charles K. Leonard
Nigel Bruce
William Gilbert
David Buttolph
Original Music
Cyril J. Mockridge
Original Music
Alfred Newman
Original Music
Leon Shamroy
Cinematographer
Richard Day
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