Cinema, Also Showing Jun. 2, 1947

Hit Parade of 1947 (Republic) might have been one of the pleasantest surprises of the season if it had lived up to the best that is in it. As it stands, it is an uneven but unexpectedly engaging musical, featuring some nice, attractive people (notably Eddie Albert and Joan Edwards), some nice songs by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson (notably I Guess I'll Have That Dream Right Now), and some fresh story ideas (by Mary Loos, Anita's niece).

The best idea: Eddie Albert is a cocky, unsophisticated provincial with a talent for writing tunes...

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