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Mr. Dodd Takes the Air

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Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
Directed byAlfred E. Green
Written byWilliam Wister Haines
Elaine Ryan
Clarence Budington Kelland (story The Great Crooner)
Produced byMervyn LeRoy
StarringKenny Baker
Frank McHugh
Alice Brady
CinematographyArthur Edeson
Edited byThomas Richards
Music byAdolph Deutsch (uncredited)
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • August 21, 1937 (1937-08-21)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States

Mr. Dodd Takes the Air is a 1937 American musical comedy film. Composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin were nominated at the 10th Academy Awards in the category of Best Song for "Remember Me".[1]

Plot summary

A small town electrician becomes a hit singer in New York after being asked to sing for a local radio program. There he gets involved with a gold digger, a thief, an opera singer and a woman he falls in love with. After suffering from bronchitis, he sings in another voice to stay on the air, but then is called a fake.



  1. ^ "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved April 2, 2014.

IDMb uses picture of English actor, Kenny Baker, instead of picture of American actor, singer Kenny Baker. The American singer has pictures available to correct error.

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