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One Hundred Men and a Girl is a 1937 musical comedy film. The daughter (Deanna Durbin) of a struggling musician (Adolphe Menjou) forms a symphony orchestra made up of his unemployed friends and is able to get Leopold Stokowski to lead them in a concert that leads to a radio contract. It also stars Alice Brady and Mischa Auer. See also: 1936 in film 1937 category:1937 films 1938 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events April 16 - Way Out West premieres in the US. May 7 - Shall We Dance premieres in the US. Top grossing films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Conquest Damaged Lives... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Deanna Durbin Deanna Durbin (born Edna Mae Durbin on December 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to Ukrainian immigrant parents) was a popular young singer and actress in Hollywood films of the 1930s and 1940s. ... February 18, 1890 - October 29, 1963 Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. ... Leopold Stokowski Leopold Stokowski (April 18, 1882 - September 13, 1977) (born Antoni StanisÅ‚aw BolesÅ‚awowicz) was the conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the NBC Symphony Orchestra and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. ... Alice Brady (November 2, 1892–October 28, 1939) was an American actress in the 1930s, during the Great Depression. ... Mischa Auer (17 November 1905 in St. ...


The film was written by Charles Kenyon, Bruce Manning and James Mulhauser from a story by Hanns Kräly. It was directed by Henry Koster. Henry Koster (May 1, 1905-September 21, 1988) was born Herman Kosterlitz in Berlin, Germany. ...


The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ...


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One Hundred Men and a Girl is one of those movies that's so humorously written, effortlessly executed, and high spirited that it's just plain fun to watch.
A young girl (Deanna Durbin) and her father (Adolph Menjou) are dirt poor, but he's a great musician, and she never stops seeking opportunities to employ her father.
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