skip navigation
Strike Up the Band

Strike Up the Band(1940)

Also Known As: Babes on Broadway |

Up
Down

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (1)

OVERVIEW

powered by AFI

Brief Synopsis

A high-school band sets out to win a national radio contest.

Cast & Crew

Busby Berkeley Director
June Preisser Barbara Frances Morgan
William Tracy Philip Turner
Larry Nunn Willie Brewster
Virginia Brissac Mrs. May Holden
George Lessey Mr. Morgan
Enid Bennett Mrs. Morgan
SEE ALL CAST AND CREW

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  115 or 120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

Leonard Maltin Ratings & Review

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE RATING

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE REVIEW:

User Ratings & Review

This title has not been reviewed. Be the FIRST to write a review by CLICKING HERE >

User Ratings & Review

User Reviews:

  • Recommend:

  • Cinema History:

  • Cinematography:

  • Lead Performers:

  • Supporting Cast:

  • Director:

  • Screen Play:

  • Music Score:

  • Title Sequence:

User Ratings:

  • Give Me A Break!!!

    David H. 2018-06-13

    When Mickey Rooney says that Gershwin was as good as Beethoven and Bach it has to be one of the worst lines in film history. Except for the Concerto in F... MORE>

  • strike up the band

    kevin sellers 2016-06-27

    Garland's great, both singing and acting, and the Busby Berekley magic is evident in "La Conga" and the tile song number at the end.... MORE>

  • Strike Up the Band

    Goetan 2013-08-13

    The second of four films starring Garland & Rooney. Here they're high school students who, along with their band, will raise money to enter a... MORE>