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|Directed by||David Butler|
|Written by||Guy Bolton
|Music by||George Gershwin|
|Editing by||Irene Morra|
|Distributed by||Fox Film Corporation|
|Release dates||December 27, 1931 (US)|
|Running time||106 minutes|
The film features music by George and Ira Gershwin, including the introduction of Rhapsody in Rivets, later expanded into the Second Rhapsody by Gershwin, an imaginative and elaborate set piece. Gershwin also contributed other sequences for the score, but only a five-minute dream sequence called The Melting Pot and the six-minute Rhapsody in Rivets made the final cut. Fox Film Corporation rejected the rest of the score.
Gaynor plays a Scottish girl emigrating by ship to America who runs afoul of the authorities and has to go on the run, falling in with a ragtag group of immigrant musicians in Manhattan. Gaynor and Farrell made almost a dozen films together, including Frank Borzage's classics Seventh Heaven (1927), Street Angel (1928), and Lucky Star (1929). Gaynor won the first Academy Award for Best Actress for the first two and F. W. Murnau's Sunrise.
- Delicious at the American Film Institute Catalog
- Delicious at the Internet Movie Database
- Delicious at TCM Movie Database
- Delicious at allmovie
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