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Fun Autry Fact:

According to a 1953 fan magazine estimate, if all the recordings that Gene sold were stacked one atop of the other, the pile would be 57 miles high.

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Film Info

Manhattan Merry-Go-Round

1937
Republic Pictures
82 minutes

Synopsis:
Gangster Tony Gordoni inherits a recording company and orders tenor Jerry Hart to use his charm to persuade opera star, Charlizzino, to make recordings for him. Jerry accomplishes the mission, though it almost alienates his fiancée, Ann, who misunderstands Jerry's attentions to the temperamental opera star. Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette are guest stars in cameo roles.

Cast:

Character: Performer:
Jerry Hart Phil Regan
Tony Gordoni Leo Carrillo
Ann Rogers Ann Dvorak
Madame "Charlie" Charlizzini Tamara Geva
Danny the Duck James Gleason
Ted Lewis and His Orchestra Ted Lewis and His Orchestra
Cab Calloway and His Cotton Cab Calloway and His Cotton
Club Orchestra Club Orchestra
Kay Thompson and Her Ensemble Kay Thompson and Her Ensemble
Joe DiMaggio Joe DiMaggio
Spadoni Henry Armetta
Martinetti Luis Alberni
Max Terhune Max Terhune
Frog Smiley Burnette
Louis Prima and His Band Louis Prima and His Band
Gene Autry Gene Autry

Songs:

MANHATTAN MERRY-GO-ROUND Studio Singers
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO HEAVEN Phil Regan, Ted Lewis and His Orchestra
I OWE YOU Phil Regan, Louis Prima and His Band
WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME Ted Lewis and His Orchestra
I'M A MUSICAL MAGICAL MAN Ted Lewis and His Orchestra
ALL OVER NOTHING AT ALL Kay Thompson and Her Ensemble
MINNIE THE MOOCHER Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra
MAMA, I WANNA MAKE RHYTHM Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra
IT'S ROUND UP TIME IN RENO Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette

Crew:

Producer Harry Sauber
Director Charles F. Reisner
Screenplay Harry Sauber
Original Musical Review Frank Hummert
Photography Jack Marta
Supervising Editor Murray Seldeen
Film Editor Ernest Nims
Musical Director Alberto Colombo

Watch a Clip from Manhattan Merry-Go-Round: