Strike Up the Band

Year: 1940

Translation available: yes

Ratings

  • 7,0

Jimmy and Mary get a group of kids together to play in a school orchestra. A huge contest between schools is coming up and they have a hard time raising money to go to Chicago for the contest.

Genres: comedymusicromance

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Associated topics

topic

relevance grade

Bands

High School

Jazz Music

Rock Music

Trailer

Crew

role

name

Screenwriter

John Monks Jr.

Screenwriter

Fred F. Finklehoffe

Film director

Busby Berkeley

Screenwriter

John Cherry Monks Jr

Film producer

Arthur Freed

Cast

name

character

Mickey Rooney

Jimmy Connors

Judy Garland

Mary Holden

June Preisser

Barbara Frances Morgan

Paul Whiteman and Orchestra

Performers

William Tracy

Phillip Turner

Larry Nunn

Willie Brewster

Paul Whiteman

Paul Whiteman

Margaret Early

Annie

Ann Shoemaker

Mrs. Connors

Virginia Brissac

Mrs. May Holden

Enid Bennett

Mrs. Morgan

Milton Kibbee

Mr. Holden

Helen Jerome Eddy

Mrs. Brewster

Jack Albertson

Barker (uncredited)

Joe Yule

Ticket Seller at Fair (uncredited)

Paul Whiteman and Orchestra

Performers

Francis Pierlot

Mr. Judd

George Lessey

Mr. Morgan

Howard C. Hickman

Doctor

Sarah Edwards

Miss Hodges

Lowden Adams

Morgan's Butler

Richard Allen

Policeman

Eddie Buzard

Young Man

Elliott Carpenter

Henry - the Train Porter

Don Castle

Charlie

Maxine Cook

Girl

Vondell Darr

Indian Love Lyrics Student

Joe Devlin

3 Balls 10¢ Attendant

Mary Jo Ellis

Student

Roland Got

Morgan's House Boy

Lois James

Student

Louise La Planche

Student

Linda Leighton

Student

Lois Lindsay

Dancer

Margaret Marquis

'Antony and Cleopatra' Girl

Mickey Martin

Boy

Harry McCrillis

Booper Martin - Tuba Player

Sidney Miller

Sid - a Student

Jack Mulhall

Man Phoning in Constest Winner

Wallace Musselwhite

Student

Sherrie Overton

'Romeo and Juliet' Girl

Dick Paxton

Dick - Second Trumpet Player

Henry Rackin

Naida Reynolds

Student

Henry Roquemore

Mr. Mollison

Virginia Sale

Music Teacher

Helen Seamon

Student

Helen Seamon

Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire' Boy

Myron Speth

Student

Leonard Sues

Leonard - Trumpet Player

Victoria Vinton

Student

Billy Wayne

Clown

Douglas Wilson

Student

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