Strike Up the Band
Strike Up the Band (1940)

In this musical, Mickey Rooney wants to organize a high-school band. He hopes to enter a competition being held in Chicago by orchestra leader Paul Whiteman; all he needs is two hundred dollars for train fare. To raise the money, Rooney,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 25, 2007
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Dennis Schwartz
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Despite the tiresome plot, it's highly entertaining because of the snappy young duo and their big band music.

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Emanuel Levy

One of the most popular Mickey Rooney-Judy Garland teamings of lets put on a show, directed by Busby Berkeley

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