Babes on Broadway Poster

Release Date: 1941

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
The third installment in the "Backyard Musical" trilogy, "Babes on Broadway" follows restaurant singer Tommy Williams (Mickey Rooney) on his quest to make it to Broadway. Penny Morris (Judy Garland), also a singer, teams up with Tommy to produce a show that will benefit orphaned children. What Penny doesn't know is that Tommy is actually the only one who will benefit from the show. Tommy struggles to maintain his friendships and his morals as he strives for fame and fortune in the big city.

Cast: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Richard Quine, Donald Meek, Alexander Woollcott

Director: Busby Berkeley

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Deception, Lighthearted, Charming, Underdog, Girlfriend, New York City, 1930s, Temptation


Nominated Music (Song)