Chasing Rainbows

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"Sorry, folks, but the leading lady broke her leg and we had to shoot her." — Jack Benny as Eddie the Emcee Jack Benny stars as the emcee of a struggling troupe of traveling entertainers. Now, between musical numbers, the performers must cope with... read more

"Sorry, folks, but the leading lady broke her leg and we had to shoot her." — Jack Benny as Eddie the Emcee Jack Benny stars as the emcee of a struggling troupe of traveling entertainers. Now, between musical numbers, the performers must cope with ego, ambition and emotion—and still strut onto stage for the next performance. Featuring the song "Happy Days are Here Again," which was adopted as the theme song for Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential campaign.

Original Release

02/23/1930

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Cast

Bessie Love Carlie Seymour
Charles King Terry Fay
Jack Benny Eddie Rock
Gwen Lee Peggy
George K. Arthur Lester
Polly Moran Polly
Marie Dressler Bonnie
Nita Martan Daphne Wayne
Eddie Phillips Don Cordova
Ann Dvorak Chorus Girl (uncredited)
(see additional cast & crew)
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