Rhythm on the River Poster

Release Date: 1940

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Bob Sommers (Bing Crosby) is a talented but unambitious songwriter who makes his living penning tunes for others. Cherry Lane (Mary Martin) is an aspiring musician, and also one who ghostwrites. Both happen to be working for a composer (Basil Rathbone) who has a bad case of writer's block. Neither Bob nor Cherry knows about one another, until they meet by chance, fall for each other and begin to collaborate in hopes of making it in the music business on their own.

Cast: Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Basil Rathbone

Director: Victor Schertzinger

Genres: Musical comedy

Keywords: 1930s, Deception, Friend, 1940s, Rivalry, Love, Quest, Charming

Awards

Nominated Music (Song)