Twenty Million Sweethearts

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Twenty Million Sweethearts
Twenty million sweethearts.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Ray Enright
Written by Paul Finder Moss
Jerry Wald
Starring Pat O'Brien
Dick Powell
Ginger Rogers
Music by Harry Warren
Cinematography Sidney Hickox
Edited by Clarence Kolster
Distributed by First National
Warner Bros.
Release dates
  • May 26, 1934 (1934-05-26)
Running time
89 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Twenty Million Sweethearts is a 1934 American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Ray Enright. The film stars Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell and Ginger Rogers. It also featured The Mills Brothers. The film was remade in 1949, starring Doris Day and Jack Carson, as My Dream Is Yours.


Agent Russell Edward 'Rush' Blake (Pat O'Brien) is able to promote the singing tenor waiter Buddy Clayton (Dick Powell) as a major radio star whilst Buddy's wife Peggy Cornell (Ginger Rogers) loses out. In the end, Peggy does not lose Buddy to his "twenty million sweethearts" - his female fans.[1]


The film features the well-known song I'll String Along with You by Harry Warren and Al Dubin.



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