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Beat the Band


The Broadway musical Beat the Band was boiled down to B-picture terms in this RKO Radio programmer. The plot concerns Damon ([[Performer~P70350~Philip Terry~phillipterry]]), a bandleader who finds himself financially embarrassed when he returns from WW2. In order to earn enough money to reassemble his orchestra, Damon poses as a famed Italian voice teacher. His first pupil is would-be songstress Ann ([[Performer~P40467~Frances Langford~franceslangford]]), whose family fortune figures prominently in...more