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The popular silent romantic team of Charles Farrell and Janet Gaynor made a successful all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing debut in Sunny Side Up. The story is old bromide about a poor girl who falls in love with a rich man, then tries to pass herself off as a woman of wealth. This being a 1929 Fox picture, the supporting cast includes the ineluctable dialect comedian El Brendel, along with squeaky-voiced soubrette Marjorie White. In his feature-film debut, 7-year-old Jackie Cooper shows up as a tenement kid, while Joe E. Brown does a guest bit as a grinning undertaker. The superb DeSylva-Brown-Henderson score includes "If I Had a Talking Picture of You," "Turn on the Heat" (a jaw-droppingly erotic number, in which the gyrations of the chorus girls causes a banana tree to blossom full out!), and the title song. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Janet Gaynor
as Molly Carr
Charles Farrell
as Jack Cromwell
El Brendel
as Eric Swenson
Marjorie White
as Bee Nichols
Frank Richardson
as Eddie Rafferty
Mary Forbes
as Mrs. Cromwell
Peter Gawthorne
as Lake
Joe E. Brown
as Joe Vitto
Pamela Jennings
Ric Lutz
Sharon Lynne
as Jane Worth
ZaSu Pitts
Jackie Cooper
as Jerry McGinnis (uncredited)
Mary Gordon
as Bit Part (back to camera) (uncredited)
Sharon Lynne
as Jane Worth
Joe E. Brown
as Joe Vitto
Jackie Cooper
as Jerry McGinnis (uncredited)

Crew

David Butler
Director
David Butler
Producer
William Fox
Producer
Buddy G. DeSylva
Screenwriter
Ray Henderson
Screenwriter
David Butler
Screenwriter
Ernest Palmer
Cinematographer
John Schmitz
Cinematographer
Buddy G. DeSylva
Composer (Music Score)
Buddy G. DeSylva
Songwriter
Ray Henderson
Songwriter
Ray Henderson
Composer (Music Score)
Arthur Kay
Musical Direction/Supervision
Irene Morra
Editor
Harry Oliver
Art Director
Ad Schaumer
First Assistant Director
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