Hello, Frisco, Hello (1943)

82EPISODE # 05:  Alice Faye was a HUGE star in the 1940s, but is largely unknown today. Did James and Lara succumb to her big blue eyes and honey voice in 1943’s HELLO, FRISCO, HELLO? And is John Payne one of the hottest piano-playing businessmen ever? This musical is set in San Francisco’s Barbary Coast in the early 1900s, and features the standard, “You’ll Never Know,” along with a fun number on roller skates that one of us loved. Voiceover superstar Casey Keating is our Audience of One and discusses why the movie should have been called Hello, SAN FRANCISCO, Hello!

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