Sunny Side Up (1929)





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A working-class dame falls for a rich man then does all she can to convince him she's part of the society set herself. Popular silent picture pair Janet Gayner and Charles Farrell made their talkie debut in this primitive but popular early musical.
Comedy , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts
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20th Century Fox Film Corporation


Janet Gaynor
as Molly Carr
Charles Farrell
as Jack Cromwell
El Brendel
as Eric Swenson
Marjorie White
as Bee Nichols
Frank Richardson
as Eddie Rafferty
Sharon Lynne
as Jane Worth
Mary Forbes
as Mrs. Cromwell
Joe E. Brown
as Joe Vitto
Alan Paull
as Raoul
Jackie Cooper
as Tenement Boy
Mary Gordon
as Bit Part (back to camera) (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for Sunny Side Up

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Full Review… | March 24, 2006
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for Sunny Side Up

The acting isn't quite Oscar-worthy, but overall this is a great show, with its quirky charms, fun music, lovely cinematography, and aged sense of humor. If a production of this show were ever staged, I'd give anything to see it.

Joseph Brown
Joseph Brown

Delightful early talkie was a huge hit in 1929 and still holds up remarkably well. Songs include "If I Had a Talking Picture of You," "I'm a Dreamer," and the bizarre production number "Turn Up the Heat." Gaynor and Farrell are charming.

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

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