Artists and Models (1937 film)

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Artists and Models
Artists and Models.jpg
Artists and Models - Screenshot
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Produced by Lewis E. Gensler
Written by Walter DeLeon
Francis Martin
Sig Herzig (short)
Gene Thackery (short)
Keene Thompson[1][2]
Starring Jack Benny
Ida Lupino
Richard Arlen
Music by Frederick Hollander
Leo Robin
Victor Young
Cinematography Victor Milner
Edited by Ellsworth Hoagland
Distributed by Paramount
Release date(s) August 4, 1937 (1937-08-04)
Running time 97 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Artists and Models is a 1937 black-and-white American musical comedy film, directed by Raoul Walsh, produced by Lewis E. Gensler, and starring Jack Benny and Ida Lupino. The film is also known as: Artistes et modèles in France, Artistes kai modela in Greece, and Artisti e modelle in Italy.

In 1937, the film received an Oscar nomination at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Best Song: Whispers in the Dark, sung by Connee Boswell with Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra.

Cast[edit]

Guest Stars (As Themselves):

Songs[edit]

by Friedrich Hollaender and Leo Robin Sung by Connie Boswell

  • "Mister Esquire"

Lyrics by Ted Koehler and Music by Victor Young

  • "I Have Eyes"

Lyrics by Leo Robin Music by Ralph Rainger

  • "Pop Goes the Bubble"

Lyrics by Ted Koehler Music by Burton Lane

  • "Public Melody No. 1"

Lyrics by Ted Koehler Music by Harold Arlen Sung by Martha Raye and Louis Armstrong (staged by Vincente Minnelli, his first assignment in Hollywood)

  • "Stop You're Breaking My Heart"

Lyrics by Ted Koehler Music by Burton Lane

  • "Moonlight and Shadows"

Music by Friedrich Hollaender Lyrics by Leo Robin

References[edit]

  1. ^ Motion Picture Herald. Volume 124, Issues 1-6. Quigley Pub. Co. 1936. p. 92. 
  2. ^ "Veteran Screen Writer, Keene Thompson, Dies". Milwaukee Journal (Google News Archive). July 12, 1937. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 

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