Mr. Dodd Takes the Air

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Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Produced by Mervyn LeRoy
Written by William Wister Haines
Elaine Ryan
Clarence Budington Kelland (story The Great Crooner)
Starring Kenny Baker
Frank McHugh
Alice Brady
Music by Adolph Deutsch (uncredited)
Cinematography Arthur Edeson
Edited by Thomas Richards
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release dates
  • August 21, 1937 (1937-08-21)
Running time
87 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Mr. Dodd Takes the Air is a 1937 American musical comedy film that was nominated at the 10th Academy Awards in the category of Best Song. The song was called Remember Me, and the nominees were composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

A small town electrician becomes a hit singer in New York. When he was asked to sing for a local radio program. Where he gets involved with a gold digger, a thief, an opera singer and the woman he loves. After suffering from bronchitis he uses another voice to still be on the air but then everyone calls him a fake.



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

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