Babes in Arms

United States, 1939

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Babes In Arms is a delightful “vehicle” for the talents of Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney in their youthful prime. The source was the Broadway musical by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart. The title song and “Where or When?” are featured from the original score with other numbers used in the background score. The story deals with the offspring of out-of-work vaudevillians whose livelihood was shattered with the coming of talking pictures. The young ones decide to put on a show.

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Credits

director

Busby Berkeley

producer

Arthur Freed

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

01:31:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1939

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325138

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q632753

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