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Ding Dong Williams

(aka "Melody Maker")

 

RKO RADIO PICTURES, INC.

Production Dates: April 23 - mid-May, 1945

Release Date: 1946 04 15

Running time: 61-2 minutes

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The Sons of the Pioneers have only a cameo performance in this picture, singing Bob Nolan's "Cool Water". They have no part in dialogue. They are cast as themselves being filmed for one song.


Credits

 


Cast:

Glenn Vernon as Ding Dong Williams

Marcy McGuire as Angela Jones

Felix Bressart as Hugo Meyerheld

Anne Jeffreys as Vanessa Page, previously known as Mary McCoy

James Warren as Steve Moore

William Davidson as Saul Dana

Tom Noonan as Zang

Cliff Nazarro as Zing

Ruth Lee as Laura Cooper

bob Nolan as himself

Richard Korbel as himself


Songs: (only Sons of the Pioneers' song is listed here.)

Cool Water (Bob Nolan) Screen captures for the song sequence:

 


Plot Summary:

Ding Dong Williams, a clarinet player who can neither read nor write music is employed at a motion picture studio. The studio plans to use him and his six-piece band but his musical deficiencies are discovered and the plan scrapped. But the secretary of the head of the music department intercedes on his behalf and he is given a chance in the film. (Written by Les Adams.)


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Glenn Vernon

 


 

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