Meet the People Poster

Release Date: 1944

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
While at a war bond rally in a Delaware shipyard, starry-eyed welder Swanee Swanson (Dick Powell) becomes infatuated with Broadway star Julie Hampton (Lucille Ball). Swanee reveals to Julie that he has written a musical, "Meet the People," that celebrates the working class. An impressed Julie pitches the idea to her producer. But when the play is transformed into a flashy Broadway extravaganza, the idealistic Swanee is left feeling bitter, and his trust for Julia is tarnished.

Cast: Lucille Ball, Dick Powell, Virginia O'Brien, Bert Lahr, Rags Ragland, June Allyson, Steven Geray, Paul Regan

Director: Charles Reisner

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: New York City, Lighthearted, Transformation, Love, 1940s, Inspiring, Spirited